Mass Communication- BA(JMC)
Mass communication BA(JMC) is the study of spreading information to a large audience through the various means of communication. BA(JMC) (Journalism) is the activity of writing about recent developments for newspapers, magazines etc. It has enveloped reporting done through radio and television.
We all are connected through a web of different means of communication. Whether it’s the social networking sites or news on natural calamities, we get to know about them, thanks to the technology and the mass media. BA(JMC) (Mass communication) is nothing but dispersing information to a huge number of people, i.e., the whole country or the world.
It is said that BA(JMC) (Journalism) is the first draft of history. If BA(JMC) (Mass communication) is the activity of dispersing news, journalism is concerned with collection and dissemination of news through the print media, electronic media as well as the new means of communication. This involves various areas of works like reporting, writing, editing, photographing, broadcasting or cable casting news items. BA(JMC) (Journalism) includes investigating, analysing and reporting local as well as world events, trends, current affairs, and so on. Graduates of Mass Communication & Journalism i.e BA(JMC) courses and programs work in a variety of fields in traditional news media and publishing, advertising, public relations and research institutes.
In order to get hired in the best firms, besides pursuing a BA(JMC) (Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication), you will need to possess certain specific skills or interests. You should have keen interest and sound knowledge of news and current affairs. A global perspective on various issues will also help you in obtaining the desired position. Similarly, if you are interested in electronic media, you must have hands on experience and practical knowledge on video editing. Most of the courses like BA(JMC) and mass media training institutes offer internship programs with news channels or entertainment channels which will help you get a job after completion of the BA(JMC) course.