PM Narendra Modi at RNG Awards: To maintain credibility in media has become a real challenge

The Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards was instituted by the Ramnath Goenka Foundation in 2005 to celebrate the legacy of the founder of The Indian Express Group.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 2, 2016 10:16 pm
RNG awards, Ramnath Goenka Awards, Ramnath Goenka Journalism awards, Narendra Modi, PM Modi ramnath goenka awards Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the guest of honour and gave away these awards across 28 categories for exceptional work in print, broadcast and online journalism in English, Hindi and regional languages.

The Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards function was held in New Delhi on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the guest of honour and gave away these awards across 28 categories for exceptional work in print, broadcast and online journalism in English, Hindi and regional languages. During his address, PM Modi lauded Ramnath Goenka’s contribution to journalism and said, “Ramnath Goenka ji was steadfast in his values and ethics. I had the opportunity to meet him when he had come to Gujarat.”

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After his address, Chief Editor Indian Express Raj Kamal Jha addressed the audience. He deftly made a point that good journalism is not dead. “It’s not that good journalism is dying. It’s that bad journalism is making lot more noise than it used to five years ago. Good journalism should be defined by the work we celebrate today,” he said.

The Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards was instituted by the Ramnath Goenka Foundation in 2005 to celebrate the legacy of the founder of The Indian Express Group. Its categories cover investigative, political and sports journalism, non-fiction writing, feature writing, sports and entertainment, commentary and work done in regional languages. With categories such as Environmental Reporting, Uncovering India Invisible, Investigative Reporting, Interpretative writing, the awards applaud quality reportage and incisive opinion.

HERE’S THE FULL LIST OF WINNERS

Here are the highlights:

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First Published on: November 2, 2016 4:29 pm
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    prakash gotimukul
    Nov 2, 2016 at 3:09 pm
    Dont spread sensation. There many already who do it n get paid. Dont waste ur talent
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      IslamForFoools
      Nov 2, 2016 at 1:45 pm
      Jurnos deserve bullets not awards
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        Imtiaz Ali
        Nov 4, 2016 at 7:43 am
        राजक झा जी ने बड़ी शराफत, इज़्ज़त-ओ-ऐहतराम के साथ बेइज़्ज़ती की है, चहरे से हवाइयां उड़ने लगी जनाब के|
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          Mayur Panghaal
          Nov 2, 2016 at 2:37 pm
          Even today RSS doesn't recognize Indian Tiranga ? True or False lt;br/gt;WHo saved 15,000 in 2 days with 12 innovas ? BJP and Modilt;br/gt;WHo opposed Lok Pal, Lok-ayuktha bill in parliament ? BJPlt;br/gt;Which party and RSS workers hoisted stan flag in K'taka ?lt;br/gt;Which party members and RSS placed beef in hindu temple ?lt;br/gt;Which party made money out of Kargil Coffin deal ?lt;br/gt;WHich party was born by demolition of Masjid ?lt;br/gt;Where is Rs.6,000 crores collected by VHP for Ram temple ? BJPlt;br/gt;Which party opposed death sentence of Afzal by fielding Jethmalani in SClt;br/gt;Which party is connected with saffron terrorlt;br/gt;WHich party govt. in K'taka was dubbed as most corrupt govt. in India by HC lt;br/gt;Which party MLAs watch blue film in y (K'taka and Guj.)lt;br/gt;Who said Swamy vivekananda has less IQ than D'wood lt;br/gt;Who said Jinnah is great in stanlt;br/gt;Who is tapping Jaitley's phone ? BJP itself Sidhanshu .Misralt;br/gt;Which party dictated coal auction and related scam? BJP and Orrisa Bijult;br/gt;Who is the BJP CM who was jailed ? durappalt;br/gt;Which party MLAs burnt down building with scam papers in B'lore ? BJP lt;br/gt;WHich Party Rajya Sabha member defended Rajiv and Indira killers ? BJP, Jethmalani lt;br/gt;WHich Party Rajya Sabha member defended Haji Mastan, YSR Jagan, Kanimozhi, Raja, Hawala scam ? BJP, Jethmalani lt;br/gt;Which party pays for phirangis to praise Modi ? lt;br/gt;Which party believed hi surname will get votes ? Ask Varun lt;br/gt;Who obstructed the Parliament the maximum?lt;br/gt;Who opposes all progressive legislation?lt;br/gt;Who said Maldives/B'desh kicks India around?lt;br/gt;Who said obstructing Parliament is legitimate?lt;br/gt;Whose ideology inated hiji? RSS,BJP lt;br/gt;Which party is involved in 2G scam ? 40,000 crores by BJP/NDA/SHourie/Pramod as per JPClt;br/gt;WHich party is involved in COALGATE? BJP 85 percent BJP state govts and Orrisa Biju lt;br/gt;What is the total scam of first BJP Govt in K'taka ? 4,50,000 crores!lt;br/gt;What is the total Modi gift to Adanis ? Rs.2,20,000 crores loot maal !!!lt;br/gt;First 'Nationalist' PM, Mr.Vajpayee was british police informer during quit india movement ? True or false ?.....
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            Mayur Panghaal
            Nov 2, 2016 at 2:35 pm
            Once a feku...always a feku lt;br/gt;Goenka must be turning in his grave.
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              ramesh
              Nov 2, 2016 at 3:11 pm
              Diarrhea on keyboard get away u stink and irritating also.
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                s s nair
                Nov 2, 2016 at 3:21 pm
                What about your own credibility?
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                  SC
                  Nov 2, 2016 at 4:16 pm
                  What is wrong with you?
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