Reporters across Kashmir took part, Agency’s digital outreach hailed
Srinagar, Sep 17: Kashmir News Service (KNS) on Sunday held a detailed meeting of its reporters discharging their duties across Kashmir Valley and underscored the need to step up its efforts in highlighting the grievances pertaining to common masses and represent the voices of the unheard and unrepresented.
The meet in which reporters of the organisation across Kashmir took part was held at KNS headquarters here with correspondents and grass root reporters highlighting the need for the channelization of proper news dissemination. The meet also deliberated upon the aspects of growing digital media reach and how KNS that has been in the fore front of news dissemination since more than one and half decade, could swim with the tide.
During the meeting, the reporters were also asked to avail maximum possible benefits of the latest gadgets and internet so that the news, as it happens on spot, could reach to the readers in minimum shortest time.
During his address, Founder Editor KNS, Mohammad Aslam asked the reporters to uphold the journalistic values while discharging duties on spot. He also emphasized about how credibility of a journalist should be a foremost priority for him/ her and how upholding truth could help in transforming society into a better place to live in.
He maintained further that the KNS since its inception has been striving not to undermine the voice of the voiceless and has remained steadfast in finding truth under the shades of grey. Mr Aslam also asked the reporters to stay connected with the people at the grass roots and side with strength instead of siding with power.
While suggesting various innovative ways of providing news to its large subscriber base, reporters urged the management to ensure that the digital reach of KNS should surge in future.
Veteran broadcaster Maqsood Ahmad also attended the meet as a special invitee. While talking to the KNS reporters across Kashmir, he hailed the velour with the reporters have been providing news to the people despite plethora of challenges and hardships.
Among the senior editors Zahid Mushtaq, Fayaz Wani, Umar Manzoor, Mir Farhat, Ishtiyaq Kar, Showkat Sahil and Owais Gul attended the meet.
The reporters who took part in the meeting were Mohammad Lateef Bhat, Tasaduq Rashid, Raja Akbar, Syed Aijaz, Taseer Afzal, Iqbal Amin, Shabir Haqaq, Zahoor Indrabi, Muneer Dar, Nadeem Khawaja, Manzoor Sheeri, Bhat Shameem, Umer Asif, Suhaik Naik, Tariq Rather, Sahil Shameem, Zulfkar Ahmad, Nasir Ahmad, Aijaz Rashid and others. (KNS)