TNA, Thai universities to move ahead with ‘Mass Comm on TV’

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BANGKOK, May 29 – Thai News Agency (TNA) and Thai universities nationwide are set to move forward with their “Mass Comm on TV” project which was launched in November 2013.

Thai News Agency (TNA), a unit of Thailand’s leading broadcaster MCOT Public Company Limited, conducted a meeting on Wednesday in Khon Kaen province with representatives of eight universities in the northeastern region, discussing progress on the television programme and news production under the “Mass Comm on TV” project.

The project is aimed to provide an opportunity for journalism and mass communication students to create and present their work, including television programmes, special reports and news packages, via MCOT digital TV channels.

According to TNA Domestic News Department vice president Wiroj Prakobphibul, the TV programmes produced by students from 44 universities nationwide will be broadcast in July.

The next regional meetings will be held June 11 in the Southern province of Songkhla and on June 19 in the Northern province of Chiang Mai.