On the occasion of Decennial year celebration of The Department of Journalism, St. Xavier’s College, Mapusa-Goa, the department organized a national level symposium “Issues & Challenges in Media Today” on 14th December, 2016 at the college seminar Hall. The Chief guest and Key note speaker at the symposium was Mr. Prabhu Chawla, Editorial Director, New Indian Express. Ms. Alka Dhupkar, Assistant Editor, Mumbai Mirror, Mr. Sahil Joshi, Senior Editor, TV Today Network, Mr. Raju Nayak, Editor of Dainik Lokmat, Mr. Pramod Acharya , Editor of Prudent Media, Mr. Derek Almeida, Editor of The Goan on Everyday, and Mr. Shashwat Gupta Ray, Editor of The Gomantak Times were among the speakers at the symposium.
On the occasion of Decennial year celebration, the department also felicitated the media organization for their valuable support for providing internship for students and organizing field visits. Visiting faculty Mr. Rozario Esteibeiro, PhotoJournalist, Ms, Vaishali Laal, and Ms. Vailarose Fernandes was also felicitated on the occasion.