International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 9, Part K (2015)
Current Scenario of Film Journalism
Indian film turns 100 in 2013, the journey start in 1913 and rushing on the track in high speed now. In the beginning the challenges were much more to produce a film as compare to current scenario. Contemporary media and main stream journalism has these three major objectives i.e. to inform, to educate, to provide people healthy entertainment. The third objective of journalism is equally important with first and second i.e. constitutes the major part of Electronic Media. The information given through entertainment is proved to be more effective then story (surkhi) in newspaper or in TV/Radio. Indian feature film comprise of the staple form of entertainment for the masses besides theatre and musical performance and region specific performing folk form like YATRA ( a part of open air theatre), very popular in Eastern India. Cinema a unique combination of the feature of radio, TV and the theatre is known as the most powerful medium of mass communication & most of the mass media specialist told that “film is the strongest mass media among all”. So film/cinema is necessary for all kind of target group to aware them about the society.
How to cite this article:
Bichitrananda Panda, Narendra Tripathi. Current Scenario of Film Journalism. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(9):685-687.