New Delhi: The key objective of a journalist is to gather information, write news pieces, and present the news in an honest and balanced manner. In addition to investigating and reporting on current events, they also work on articles and features that update and influence public opinion.,” said H.E. Roger Gopaul High Commissioner of Trinidad and Tobaco at the Global Excellence Awards conducted by International Journalism Centre on 12th February- International Journalism Day.
“The right to information, to freedom of expression and criticism is one of the fundamental rights of man. All rights and duties of a journalist originate from this right of the public to be informed on events and opinions. The journalist’s responsibility towards the public excels any other responsibility, particularly towards employers and public authorities,” added Paresh Rughani Motivational Speaker from London Uk.
It is the role of journalist to inform, educate and stand as the voice of the people of the country. While journalism of different genres is a requirement, News journalism has an important role to play. A journalist has to be the voice that acts as a mediator between the people and the government,” added Dr. Sandeep Marwah Declaring the awards for senior journalists.
The Global Excellence Awards were presented to Late Kamal Khan, Ajit Wadnerkar Sr. Journalist, Dinesh Mansera. Sr. Journalist, Uttaranchal, Himani Monalisa Dutta RJ at All India Radio, Kamlesh Bhartiya Sr. Journalist, Dr. Madhu K Shrivastava Sr. Journalist, Mohammed Shafiq Photographer, Ramaa Tyagi Anchor DD News, Ramnath Rajesh Sr. Journalist, Ravi Parashar Sr. Journalist, Sahar Zaman News Editor & Founder Hunar TV and Tillan Richharia Sr. Journalist for their untiring contribution to journalism.