The College Union of Al-Ameen College, Edathala has organized a second edition of EDITING TABLE-Three-day Editorial workshop for college magazine editors under Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam on 6th, 7th and 8th December 2019. The workshop aimed at creating awareness among editors on the nuances of editing and giving them a hands-on experience on key areas like conceptualization, presentation, accuracy and designing of college magazine. The participation was limited to two students from each college, one student editor and one editorial board member.
The Registration started on 6/12/19. 49 affiliated colleges attended the workshop. The Inaugural session started at 3.00 pm. Dr.M.I.Junaid Rahman (Manager, Al-Ameen College) has extended a warm welcome for invited dignitaries and guests. Mr.A.A.Siyad Koker,Chairman, Al Ameen Educational Trust, presided over the function. Mr.T.D.Ramakrishnan, well known novelist and Executive Member,Sahitya Academy inaugurated the workshop. Prof.M.B.Sasidharan,Principal,AlAmeen College, Dr.A.Biju, Principal, MESCollege, Marampilly, M.G.Subin, Reporter,Mathrubhumi,Aluva,Dr.Cini Kurian, IQAC Co-ordinator Falicitated the function. Dr.Shaniba M.H.(Staff Advisor, Al-Ameen College) proposed Vote of thanks.
The first session of the workshop started at 5pm .Dr.Sajin P.J , Department of English,Al Ameen College, introduced the session. He gave brief description about the workshop. The resource person for the second session Language and Gender was Dr.Ushakumari,(Department of Malayalam ,KKTM College,Kodungalloor) .At 7 pm ,Ajeesh Dasan ,well known poet and lyricist inaugurated Al Ameen Music Band.
The second day began at 9.00am with very informative class for magazine editors by V.H.Nishad ( HoD, Department of Journalism, Sir Sayyid College,Thalassery) on the topic Magazine Journalism. He touched every aspect of collecting information to magazine. The second session of the day was talk on Creative Editing by Prof.Rekha.K (Writer and faculty of Department of Malayalam,Bishopmoore college,Mavelikkara.Renowned artist and research scholar Mr.Sudheesh Kottembram led a workshop on magazine lay out and illustration in third session of the day. Mr.Zakir Hussain,Journalist,Deccan chronicle gave a class on how to conduct interviews and write features in the following sessions of the day.
On 8/12/19,the first session began with talk by well known journalist Mr.Kamairam Sajeev on Journalism during post truth period.Miss.Manila.C.Mohan gave a lecture on very sensitive part of journalism -Political Correctness and how it is crucial to any content.At the end of all session, the participants gave their feedback and valuable suggestions.
The valedictory session began at 3pm.Dr.M.S.Murali,Syndicate Member,M,.G.University,Kottayam has inaugurated the function.The Principal Prof.M.B.Sasidharan delivered welcome speech and Manager Junaid Rahman presided over the function.Prof.Mohamed Thahir ,Trustee and son of late kochunni master gave away the Kochunni Master Best Magazine Award and cash prize of Rs.10000/- to Magazine Editor, Calicut Medical College. Dr.Murali distributed certificates to participants. Dr.Shaniba.M.H proposed vote of thanks.