Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication is a postgraduate Mass Communication course. The course includes a comprehensive and thorough study of the constituents of mass media such as newspapers, magazines, cinema films, radio, television, etc. to convey the information to the audience and the study of ways and methods to collect as well as distribute the news and create general awareness among the common public through the print as well as electronic media. In other words, M.A. (Mass Communication & Journalism) degree course is the academic study of various means of communication by which individuals and entities convey information to large segments of the population through mass media. It also generally involves teaching and training regarding reporting, writing, editing, photographing, etc. Specifically, the degree course includes concepts of news, the role of journalism in society, history of journalism; acquire skills in identifying news and separate fact from an opinion so as to learn how to cover political and social issues of particular importance to the society.