Skip to main content

UOWD professor meets World Association of Newspapers Executive

Monday, 25 February, 2013

UOWD professor Dr Swapna Koshy met with M. P. Veerendra Kumar, Member, International Press Institute and  Commonwealth Press Union.  Mr Kumar who is an accomplished  author and  orator is also a respected  politician, parliamentarian and former federal minister. He is also a newspaper magnate and has been the Chairman & Managing Director of  the Mathrubhumi Printing and Publishing Company Ltd., one of the largest publishing houses in India since 1979.

Mr Kumar  has contributed much in forming the literary and intellectual sensibilities of the people of the highly literate state of Kerala in India. He is fondly embraced as a champion of the underprivileged and is a much appreciated socialist presence in Indian politics.

Dr Koshy was given a detailed tour of the newly opened media center of the Mathrubhumi  group in Thiruvananthapuram that houses print, radio and television studios. 

During their conversation  Mr Kumar  reaffirmed that Print media was growing phenomenally in several parts of the world including India, China and Japan in spite of the competition from newer media. Dr Koshy had the opportunity to exchange ideas with senior production executives also and witnessed live news telecasts and radio broadcasts. The state of the art technology used highlighted the ease with which media activities can be synchronised in this era.



UOWD in the news

Bodour Al Qasimi promotes Mohammed Al Musharrakh to CEO of ‘Invest in Sharjah’

By Gulf Today, Gulf News, Total UAE

Mohammed Juma Al Musharrakh had been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah). More...

UOWD hosts inaugural Middle East CASE Conference

By Yahind

Conference supports advancement of education in the region through shared insights and knowledge. More...

Indian Billionaire B. R. Shetty Is Now Venturing Into Higher Education

By Dubai Forum, Wealth-X

After building a healthcare empire in the U.A.E., Abu Dhabi-based Indian billionaire B. R. Shetty is entering the region’s lucrative higher education sector. More...

Sarra scoops multiple honours in rowing and swimming

By Khaleej Times, The Middle East North Africa Financial Network

Rising sporting star Sarra Lajnef continues to excel in rowing and swimming championships in the region. More...

Dubai Electronic Security Center Receives Overwhelming Interest From Regional and Global Universities For The AED 700,000 ‘Innovation In Cyber Security Award' Competition

By Dubai PR Network, Total UAE, The Middle East North Africa Financial Network

Call for submission for the ‘Innovation In Cyber Security Award’ has earned overwhelming response from regional and global universities. More...

UOWD logistics students tour Jebel Ali Port in Dubai

By Arabian Industry, Dubai Forum

The Master of Science in Logistics at UOWD has been running in the UAE for the last 10 years and is one of the region’s most popular postgraduate courses. More...

Career focus need not stymie personal advancement

By Gulf News Smart Edition

Commitment to study runs deep in employed aspirants, experts say. More...

Most postgraduate students are working people

By Gulf News,

Most of the postgraduate students in the UAE are working people, said universities in the UAE. More...

Chairman Of Dubai-Based University Awarded Order Of Australia

By UAE Today, YaHind, Dubai Forum, Dubai Informer, Go Dubai

Peter Robson, Chairman of the University of Wollongong in Dubai’s, UOWD, Board, has been awarded the Order of Australia, OA. More...

9th Sustainable Development & Inclusive Growth Congress discusses ways to achieve global sustainability

By Go Dubai

Congress focused on the need to follow the principles of sustainable development and inclusive growth to meet global challenges and global sustainability More...

Copyright © 2018 University of Wollongong in Dubai   | Privacy | Disclaimer | Site map