JIMS Activities

Modern Web Technologies for Journalists: What is Essential to Know?

The Department of Media and Communication Studies, JIMS Vasant Kunj, organised Sputnik Pro Workshop on the topic "Modern Web Technologies for Journalists: What Is Essential to Know" on 29th April, 2021. The session was hosted by Ms. Olga Dycheva, Head of Sputnik Hub, India. This session was mentored by Mr. Alexey Filippovsky, Head of the Centre for Internet technologies, Rossiya Segodnya Information Agency. The guest speaker discussed data protection, ancient vs new practices, cross-browser utility and how modern technologies pose both advantages and disadvantages for journalists. The students learnt how HTML websites can be used for different purposes, why cloud storage is costly yet important for big firms. The session ended with a Q&A round where Mr. Alexey answered students’ queries which proved to be highly beneficial.