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KPC’s Panel Discussion ground-breaking, strengthening press fraternity

The Kohima Press Club (KPC) has successfully organized this year’s National Press Day on November 16, 2020, at Hotel Japfu, Kohima. The theme for this year’s is “Role of Media During Covid-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Media.” The topic is quite relevant as far as media role during the pandemic is concerned.KPC’s organizing of a “Panel Discussion” during the observance of the National Press Day is significant. It is the first time that the Club has organized it. But the most important chapter that the members of the Club...

Role of Media during the COVID-19 Pandemic & its Impact on Media

Monalisa Changkija             With each passing year, to me it becomes all the more crucial to reiterate and re-emphasize the essence of the term Fourth Estate/Press/Media. Google says: “Though it is not formally recognized as a part of a political system, it wields significant indirect social influence. The derivation of the term Fourth Estate arises from the traditional European concept of the three estates of the realm: the clergy, the nobility, and the commoners”. Google also says: “Power in most democratic countries is divided between the legislature, executive and judiciary”,...