DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS

NCMJ DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS

21st Sept :- (11-12.30) 1st Session – Ethical Media – Foundation for World Peace


  1. RN Bhaskar
    Senior Journalist – Moderator

  2. Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan ji
    President, Loksatta Party

  3. MK Venu
    Founding Chairman, The Wire, Delhi

  4. Snehashis Sur
    Press Club of Kolkata – Kolkata

  5. Prasad Kulkarni
    President, PUWJ – Maharashtra

  6. Prashant Dixit
    Group Editor, Lokmat – Maharashtra

  7. Rajiv Khandekar
    Bureau Chief, ABP Majha– Maharashtra




21st Sept :- (12.30 – 14.00) 2nd Session – Digital Media and Prevention of Rumor Mongering


  1. Neerja Chowdhury
    Senior Journalist, Delhi,

  2. Milind Khandekar
    Digital Editor, BBC – Delhi

  3. Karishma Kotwal
    TOI, Head, IT Cell, Indore

  4. Nitin Brahme
    ALT News – Maharashtra

  5. Bal Singh
    Rajput - SP, Cyber cell, Maharashtra

  6. Vijay Satokar
    Director, IIMC, Amravati- Maharashtra

  7. Chandran Iyer
    Senior Journalist & Editor – Maharashtra

  8. Jayant Mainkar
    Bureau Chief, UNI, Mumbai - Maharashtra

  9. Parag Karandikar
    Editor, Maharashtra Times Mumbai- Maharashtra




21st Sept :- – 3rd Session – (14.30 – 16.00)- Role of Journalists in Conflict Reporting


  1. Arup Ghosh
    President, Network 1 Media, Delhi

  2. Deepika Bhan
    Senior Journalist, IANS, Delhi-

  3. Rakhee Bakshee
    Senior Journalist

  4. Uday Mahurkar
    Deputy Editor, India Today, DELHI

  5. Vinod Agnihotri
    Senior Journalist, Delhi

  6. Mandar Phanase
    Mirror Now, Mumbai - - Maharashtra

  7. Nilesh Khare
    Editor, Saam TV - Maharashtra

  8. Kartik Lokhande
    Senior Journalist, Nagpur, Maharashtra

  9. Prasad Kathe
    Editor, Zee 24 Tass – Maharashtra

  10. Pratibha Chandran
    Bureau Chief, Sahara Samay - Maharashtra




21st Sept(16.00–17.30) 4th Session – Glorious History of Indian Media- Retrospects & Prospects


  1. Shesh Narain Singh
    Senior Journalist, Delhi

  2. Shireen Sethi
    COO, Network1 Media, Delhi

  3. Pallavi Ghosh
    Political Editor, CNN IBN, Delhi

  4. Omkareshwar Pandey
    Editor, Indian Observer Post, Delhi

  5. Mamta Mishra
    Assam Tribune, Guwahati

  6. SN Vinod
    Senior Journalist, Delhi

  7. Prakash Pohare
    Editor, Deshonnati, Nasik- Mahara

  8. Vijay Baviskar
    Editor, Lokmat, Pune - Maharashtra

  9. Dr. Sanjay singh
    Editor, Zee News, Mumbai- Maharashtra




22nd – 5th Session –(10.00 – 11.30) Electronic & Digital Media – Self Regulation


  1. Rajesh Badal
    Senior Broadcast Journalist, Bhopal -

  2. Satish K Singh
    Senior Journalist, Delhi

  3. Arun Singh
    General Manager, Indian Express, Delhi-

  4. Amit Mandloi
    Sub Editor, Dainik Bhaskar

  5. Mukesh Sharma
    Former ADG, DD- Mumbai Maharashtra

  6. Manoj Bhoyar
    Assistant Editor, Jai Maharashtra - Maharashtra

  7. Girish Kuber
    Editor, Lok Satta – - Maharashtra

  8. Samrat Phadnis
    Editor, Sakaal- Maharashtra

  9. Vijay Kuwlekar
    Editor, Zee 24 Taas, Mumbai - Maharashtra

  10. Ransube
    Senior Journalist- Maharashtra




Sunday, 22nd – 6th Session (11.30 – 1300) – Fake News and Paid News – Myths & Reality


  1. Rajesh Kasera
    National Head, Patrika Group, Jaipur-

  2. Prakash Dubey
    Group Editor, Dainik Bhaskar, Nagpur-

  3. SM Asif
    Editor, In Dinon, Delhi

  4. Chetan Sharma
    Editor, India Ahead Channel, Hyderabad

  5. Pradip Maitra
    Hindustan Times, Nagpur - Maharashtra

  6. Mohan Rathod
    Dy Director, Public & Information Service, - Maharashtra

  7. Vijay Phalnikar,
    Maharashtra




Sunday, 22nd -7th Session (14.00- 15.30)– Challenges of Media Owners and Road Ahead


  1. Vijay Darda
    Chairman, Lokmat -- Maharashtra

  2. Karun Gera
    President Sales, Lokmat - Maharashtra

  3. Gulab Kothari
    Patrika Group, Jaipur

  4. Goutam Mutha
    India Ahead News, Hyderabad

  5. Abhijeet Pawar
    Sakaal Group – Maharashtra

  6. Anand Agarwal
    Aaj ka Anand- - Maharashtra

  7. Dr. Deepak Tilak
    Editor, Daily Kesari, - Maharashtra




Sunday, 22nd – 8th Session – (15.45- 17.15) Media Laws & Security of Media persons – A Formality or Reality


  1. Manish Awasthi
    Senior Journalist, Delhi

  2. Rahul Mahajan
    Editor in Chief, Rajya Sabha TV, Delhi

  3. Pramod Mukesh
    Editor, Bhaskar, Patna

  4. Ajay Kamble
    Bureau Chief , India TV - Maharashtra

  5. Shridhar Loni
    Editor, Maharashtra Times - Maharashtra

  6. Abhijeet Atre
    Assistant Editor, Times of India, Pune –- Maharashtra

  7. Sanjay Awate
    Divya Marathi- Maharashtra





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MIT World Peace University’s National Conference on Media & Journalism is a vibrant, democratic and open platform for connecting Media Leaders with youth. MIT–WPU, National Conference on Media & Journalism (NCMJ) is organized by School of Media & Journalism. The conference provides a unique opportunity for open discussions and deliberation, to figure out and to recommend measures for addressing conflict resolution through Media & Journalism and for promoting culture of peace. 

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