The Second Merinews Citizen Journalists` Meet in Mumbai

Released on: October 26, 2007, 2:07 am

Press Release Author: Merinews

Industry: Media

Press Release Summary: Visit the 2nd citizen journalist meet by in
India. The registration is free and booking is continue on first come first serve
basis. This is the best citizen journalism event being held in india where anybody
can participate for free. Meet other citizen journalist, ask your queries, find the
answer and participate in the fastest growing concept worldwide. New power to people
and plateform to share all issues.

Press Release Body:
MERINEWS INDIA's first Citizen Journalists' news portal (, is
organizing the 2nd Merinews Citizen Journalists' Meet 2007 to be held on November
24, 2007, at Nehru Centre, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai. The seminar is the
second in a series of such meetings to be held in major Indian cities, and is aimed
at evolving a clear and proficient process for effective Citizen Journalism in the
country. The first CJ Meet was held on August 18, 2007, in New Delhi.

Merinews, which was conceived two years ago to encourage a decentralised news
gathering and distribution system, today leads the online news brigade by empowering
people, lending them a voice and ensuring national and international visibility.
Accolades won by Merinews include Webby Awards, which is akin to the Oscars of the

This CJ meet is the second in a series of meetings designed to encourage independent
and gutsy journalism from responsible Indian citizens who realize the power of the
fourth estate in shaping the course of democracy.

With these meetings, Merinews wishes to highlight an emerging trend of the new media
metamorphosing into a recognised interactive platform that lends a voice to the
weaker and neglected sections of society bereft of the various vested commercial and
other interests of the mainstream media which determines what kind of news is
disseminated through which channels and how. Participation is open to all
mediapersons, business representatives, students, volunteers and professionals -
virtually everyone with an active interest in offbeat journalism.

There is no entry fee for the seminar, for which participants may register online at ( Registration would
be on a first-come first-served basis.

Programme schedule:

Date: November 24, 2007
Venue: Nehru Centre
Dr. Annie Besant Road,
Worli, Mumbai - 400 018

Web Site:

Contact Details: Address 2-F, 201, Palam Triangle, A-block, Palam Vihar
Phone 91-124-4133697

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