IIMC joins Google news lab network
New Delhi,Dec6: Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) has joined a group of 46 communication schools from around the world in the recently announced Google News Lab University Network.
“In this era of digital media, Google?s News Lab would equip IIMC students with the knowledge of important online tools such as Google Search, Google Trends, Google Maps and Google Earth,” a press statement issued by IIMC said.
Speaking about the tie-up, KG Suresh, DG, IIMC said, “Understanding of digital tools is the need of the hour for budding journalists.
Our collaboration with Google News Lab will make our students skill-ready to meet the challenges of a changing media landscape. We are proud to be associated with this venture.”
The Network includes 27 schools in the United States, 12 in Europe, three in Hong Kong, three in India, and one in Mexico