Activities

Researches

Completed

  • Nepal Twitter Users Survey 2013 and 2015 (Ujjwal Acharya)
  • Media and violence (Bhuwan KC)
  • Media and constitution making (Tilak Pathak)
  • Audience responses on online news portals (Umesh Shrestha – researcher fellow)
  • Impact of mobile evolution on youth (Rajneesh Bhandari – researcher fellow)
  • Use of anonymous sources in Nepali newspapers (Prakash Acharya – senior fellow)
  • Media’s discourse on security issues (Sudeep Uprety – fellow)
  • Social media’s role in agenda setting for mainstream media (Mukunda Nepal – fellow)

Completed / Available for free download in resource section

  1. Journalists and Social Media: A Study on Journalists’ Use of Social Media 2011.
  2. Country Partner for the International Sports Press Survey 2011 by Macromedia University of Applied Sciences / German Sports University for Play the Game 2011
  3. Grim Face of Newspaper: A Content Analysis of Daily Newspaper Frontpages to assess the level of negativity in news

Seminars / Focus Group Discussions

  1. Media Literacy – chief guest: Prof P Kharel (HoD, Central Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Tribhuvan University) / participants: teachers of various colleges
  2. Media Ethics – chief guest: Kashi Raj Dahal (Author of various books on media ethics) / participants: journalists
  3. Use of News Sources – chief guest: Tanka Pant (editor, Nepal Samacharpatra) / participants: journalists on political beats
  4. Media Ethics Education in Academics: guests: Kundan Aryal and Rishikesh Dahal (Tribhuvan University) and Associate Professor Dr Nirmala Mani Adhikary (Kathmandu University) / participants: journalists and media educators

Trainings

Designed and conducted week-long Basic Journalism for Photojournalists training for photojournalists in association with Photojournalists Club, November 2011

Designed a week-long Internet and Social Media for Journalists training to be conducted in January 2012 jointly with Digital Media Committee of Federation of Nepali Journalists

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