Conducted by the Department of Journalism, Loyola Degree College

Our world is reeling through pandemic covid’19. Lockdown and Quarantine have cornered us, mostly giving access only to the online and broadcast media to glance the world outside. But unfortunately, distorted, amplified, inaccurate and false information have tremendous potential to wreak havoc and destabilize harmony in the world. The speed of Fake News Syndrome is much more contagious than covid’19, within seconds it can burnt down the peaceful society. Highlighting and focusing of this trending issue Loyola Degree College proudly conducted the international webinar on “Fake News Syndrome: Journalism at Stake” on 13 June 2020.

We were glad to have an eminent internationally renowned resource person, Rev. Dr. Fracnis Karackatn SDB to delve the participants into the depth of trending and emerging issues on “Fake News Syndrome.

We had over 700 registration from all over the globe and of course we have registration from all the states and union territories of India.

The Webinar kicked-off at 11 am (IST), with a short video presentation of the College. Fr. Francis D’Almeida SJ, the Principal of the College welcomed the participants and the resource person during inaugural speech. Mr. Roshan Honest Raj A, Lecturer, Department of Journalism moderated the entire session, wherein Mr. Lazarus Lepcha, HOD, Asst. Professor, Department of Journalism, was the coordinator of the webinar. There was an overwhelming response for across the globe and it was very successful and enriching and learning experience, session for all. Webinar concluded at 1 pm (IST), with a vote of thanks by Mr. Lazarus Lepcha.

Webinar on Fake News Syndrome organized by Department of Journalism