The eight day of March every year is celebrated as International Women's Day all over the world; the day is celebrated in order to pay tribute to the indomitable spirit of each and every woman across the globe who has and is contributing to make this world a better place to live in. And with women continuously struggling to win battles of balancing and maintaining their professional and personal responsibilities in their daily lives, how can a mere day's celebration justify the true spirit of womanhood?
With over two decades of media experience, KG Suresh, Director and Chief executive Editor, Global Foundation for Civilizational Harmony (India), an affiliate of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations believes Journalism is too important to be left to Journalists alone. In a conversation with Merinews CJ Kriti Batra, he speaks of the role, Citizen Journalists can play in creating an alternate platform in the Indian society where mainstream media sees everything in the prism of advertisements.
Whenever a big story breaks, and there is no professional Journalist around to cover it - Citizen Journalism comes to the forefront. Anybody who gets to know about the event, most of the times, coincidentally can play the role of a Citizen Journalist.