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(PGDJ 01) NR

PG DIPLOMA EXAMINATION, MAY - 2013

Journalism and Mass Communication


Paper - I : INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION AND
HISTORY OF JOURNALISM

Time : 03 Hours

Maximum Marks : 80
Answer any five questions
All questions carry equal marks

1) Distinguish between traditional and new media technology.


2) Define communication. Discuss in detail the various barriers of communication.
3) Explain the influence of mass media on society.
4) Discuss in detail the evolution of mass media and its significance in India.
5) Explain about new Combs ABX model.
6) Define communication model. What is the purpose of communication model?
7) Discuss in detail the contribution of Rajarammohan Roy towards Indian Journalism.
8) Write a note on progress of nationalist press in India.
9) Explain the significance of regional newspaper and their functions.
10) Discuss in detail the growth of Andhra Prabha and Visaalandra.

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(PGDJ 02) NR
PG DIPLOMA EXAMINATION, MAY - 2013

Journalism and Mass Communication


Paper - II : REPORTING AND EDITING

Time : 03 Hours

Maximum Marks : 80
Answer any five questions
All questions carry equal marks

1) Briefly explain the concept of news and its importance.


2) Discuss in detail the criteria for deciding news values.
3) Explain various uses of photographs in reporting.
4) What are the various techniques employed while interviewing?
5) Discuss in detail the organisational structure of a News paper.
6) Briefly explain the working of Hindustan Samachar and DNI.
7) Explain various kinds of headlines seen in a news paper. What is its structure?
8) Explain in detail the fundamentals of editing.
9) Write a note on usage of common technology for News paper production.
10) Briefly explain the significance of photo gravure in printing.

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(PGDJ 03) NR
PG DIPLOMA EXAMINATION, MAY - 2013

Journalism and Mass Communication


Paper - III : PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING

Time : 03 Hours

Maximum Marks : 80
Answer any Five questions
All questions carry equal marks

1) Briefly explain the role of public relations in the present society.


2) Distinguish between propaganda and advertising.
3) How does brochures and plant tours promote public relations? Explain.
4) What are the various factors influencing public relations?
5) Discuss in detail the need for public relations with Internal public.
6) Write a note on media relation with public.
7) Discuss in detail the structure and functions of an advertising agency.
8) Discuss various stages in Campaign Planning.
9) Explain various ethical aspects of Editing.
10) Explain the significance of websites in public relations.

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(PGDJ 04) NR
PG DIPLOMA EXAMINATION, MAY - 2013

Journalism and Mass Communication


Paper - IV : RADIO AND TELEVISION PRODUCTION

Time : 03 Hours

Maximum Marks : 80
Answer any Five questions
All questions carry equal marks

1) Discuss the influence of electronic media on society.


2) Discuss in detail the characteristics of television.
3) Write a note on the various interviews organised in radio programmes.
4) Explain the preparation of a documentary in radio productions.
5) Explain the significance of lighting in television programmes.
6) Briefly explain various elements of video production.
7) Discuss the duties of Broadcasting ministry of India.
8) Examine the impact RTI Act on the functioning of Radio & Television.
9) Discuss in detail the contempt of Court act, 1971.
10) Explain the significance of media laws of India and write a note on prasar bharati.

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(PGDJ 05) NR
PG DIPLOMA EXAMINATION, MAY - 2013

Journalism and Mass Communication


Paper - V : MEDIA LAW AND ETHICS

Time : 03 Hours

Maximum Marks : 80
Answer any five questions
All questions carry equal marks

1) Explain in detail the legislative privileges of Indian constitution.


2) What is the need for regulating media through laws?
3) Explain the provisions under Contempt of Courts Act, 1971.
4) Discuss in detail the right to information act.
5) Explain Cable tv regulation act.
6) Discuss in detail the significance of Official Secrets Act, 1923.
7) Briefly explain various press codes suggested by PCI.
8) Write a note on the significance of press commissions.
9) What are the various ethical issues involved in owning a media?
10) Explain in detail the concept of press on budsman in the world.

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