Xavier University, Bhubaneswar will be hosting Communique19 XUB, on September 07



Xavier City Campus, Bhubaneswar- 752050, Odisha

Pre-Event Press Release

Media Conclave – Communiqué’19 XUB

September 07, 2019

Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) will be hosting its annual media conclave, Communiqué’19 XUB, on September 07, 2019. This conclave is a national level flagship event of IlluminatiX – Media and PR Cell of XUB, which brings eminent industry veterans to talk about emerging and relevant media topics. The theme for the event this year is “Truth, Lies, and Quibbles: Is Media Literacy the Only Solution?

As our society remains a mute spectator to a post-truth world where truth is being distorted, lies manufactured and façades erected to serve power yearnings, and click-bait headlines, sensationalism, and yellow journalism have become the norm of the day, what role does media literacy play in reforming the situation? While at face value, the concept seems like an ideal solution; would the implications be dire on the credibility and consequently the watchdog role of the fourth estate?

The event will be graced by four distinguished speakers who shall be addressing the above-mentioned theme and disseminating knowledge to the students. The speakers include Mr. Danish Manzoor (Editorial Director, International Business Times), Ms. Damayanti Datta (Consultant Editor, Outlook Group), Ms. Puja Banerjee (Editorial Consultant/Senior Correspondent, Millennium Post) and Mr. Dhiraj Shetty (Deputy Editor, The Hindu).

Xavier University, Bhubaneswar believes in providing a platform for quality discussions on emerging issues and trends. The university organizes a variety of conclaves to enhance the students’ learning experience. Communiqué XUB is one such conclave aimed at providing an enriching interactive session with respect to pertinent issues in media.


Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) was established in accordance with the Xavier University Act, 2013 and was inaugurated on July 07, 2014. XUB is India’s first digital university and an institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education. It is a self-financing institution imparting professional and technical education. XUB has 8 schools that offer world-class education in different fields.

For more information, please contact:

IlluminatiX, Media & PR Cell of XUB

Email: [email protected]

Phone No: +91 9513336514


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