Mokokchung Press Club observes National Press Day
Mokokchung, Nov. 16 (EMN): The Mokokchung Press Club observed National Press Day with P Tia Mollier, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Fazl Ali College as the guest speaker at Hotel Magnus on Wednesday.
Mollier in his address asserted that learning is essential in order to live and that the times call for people to “unlearn and relearn.”
Highlighting the importance of media and press in the age of information technology, he cited the current international geo political crises in Europe, and opined that media is playing an important role in the Ukraine-Russia crisis.
He noted that the media has been evolving owing to the ever changing socio-economic and political dynamics. In this regard, he emphasised on six areas where journalists could contribute to nation building, with particular reference to Mokokchung.
His six areas of concern included Mokokchung’s fertility rate falling below replacement level, importance of having examination centres such as CUET in the district, improved education sector, issues relating to senior citizens and improving the writing skills of students. His sixth concern was with regard to journalists bringing out factual reports.
Limalenden Longkumer, president of Mokokchung Press Club, while delivering his welcome address remarked on the significance of celebrating the National Press Day and underscored that the press and media fraternity in Mokokchung must adapt to the changing times but without compromising on the ethics of journalism.