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InfoBox 2013 – BMM Information Seminar for HSC/12th Grade Students

Posted on 23 March 2013 by BMMBoxer

Hello to all the BMM and media enthusiasts (and to BMMites and faculty members who know someone who is looking for BMM-related info!)

Have you or your friends been considering joining a media course? Are you or other people you know looking at colleges in Mumbai that offer BMM but don’t know which one to go for? What does it take to do a media course? Are you cut out for it?

Do you wish to pursue Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM)? If yes, look no further!

Do you wish to pursue Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM)? If yes, look no further!

Answers to these and more await you!

BMMBox.com has planned InfoBox 2013 – a Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM) Information Seminar for all those who are interested in securing admission in the various BMM colleges including St. Xavier’s, Jai Hind, KC, Wilson, UPG, Rizvi, Ruia, National, SIES, Thakur, and so on! This seminar is open to HSC, CBSE, ICSE, IGCSE, IB, or just about any other board that is equivalent to 12th grade!

What: InfoBox 2013 (BMM-Information Seminar)
When: Sunday, May 19, 2013

Where: KC College of Management Studies, KCCMS Building, Mahakavi Bhushan Marg, Above Ling’s Pavilion

Landmark: Cafe Mondegar Lane,Behind Regal Theatre, Colaba, Mumbai 400039

Time: 10AM – 4PM

Registration Fee: Rs. 1,000/- per participant* (Was Rs. 1,500/- for the first event and now Rs. 500/- off on every ticket!)

*A nominal registration/participation fee is being charged so that only genuine participants turn up at the event and to cover speaker, venue, and event organization costs. Parents/guardians can attend by taking an additional pass for themselves.
We prefer parents/guardians coming along so they also get to know more about the course and can guide their children further.

Seminar Agenda

Seminar Agenda

Seminar Agenda

PART 1: Media Course 101
- Why taking up a media course makes sense
– Who should take up the course
– Skill sets required for the media industry

Part 2: BMM Colleges
- What makes a good media/BMM College
– Why getting admitted to a good media/BMM college is VERY important
– Points to consider when choosing a media college

Part 3: Entrance and Preparation
– Clearing the BMM-Entrance Exam confusion
– Which colleges are taking the entrance test
– How to prepare for those tests

Part 4: Media Industry Interaction
- Interact with both Ex-BMM students and top media professionals who are now working at advertising agencies, media and production houses, MNCs, public relations agencies, large publications, event managements companies, etc. They will give their perspectives on BMM and media industry

Part 5: Open Q&A
- Open Question and Answers session to ask all your doubts (if not covered during the sessions), and personal thoughts or apprehensions on taking the course.

If you wish to sign up for the event and still want to know the process of signing up and other questions, feel free to fill in this form below and our team will get in touch with you to help you out

Pictures from the InfoBox 2012 Seminar 1 held on April 17, 2012

InfoBox 2012

InfoBox 2012

InfoBox 2012

InfoBox 2012

InfoBox 2012

InfoBox 2012

So, what are you waiting for? Come over to this first-of-its-kind information seminar and get all your doubts cleared. This will help you keep a clear focus on your goals about which college to join, how to crack the entrance test, what parameters to consider when choosing a BMM college, and much more.

If you have any questions about the seminar, feel free to email connect@bmmbox.com with subject line ‘InfoBox 2013′.

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InfoBox 2012 – BMM-Information Seminar for HSC/12th Grade Students

Posted on 13 May 2012 by BMMBoxer

Hello to all the BMM and media enthusiasts (and to BMMites and faculty members who know someone who is looking for BMM-related info!)

Have you or your friends, relatives been considering joining a media course?
Are you or other people you know looking at colleges in Mumbai that offer BMM but don’t know which one to go for?
What does it take to do a media course? Are you cut for it?

Answers to this and more! BMMBox has planned InfoBox 2012 – a BMM-Information Seminar for all those who are interested in securing admission in the various BMM colleges including St. Xavier’s, Jai Hind, KC, Wilson, UPG, Rizvi, Ruia, and so on!

What: InfoBox 2012 (BMM-Information Seminar)
When: All sessions full. Next session to be decided — preferably July

Register now by sending an email to connect@bmmbox.com with subject line ‘InfoBox 2012′. We will come back to you via email on the time, venue, etc.

Time: 10 AM until 3 PM

Where: KC College of Management Studies,

KCCMS Building, Mahakavi Bhushan Marg, Above Ling’s Pavilion

Landmark: Cafe Mondegar Lane,Behind Regal Theatre, Colaba, Mumbai 400039

Registration Fee: To be decided*

*A nominal registration/participation fee is being charged so that only genuine participants turn up at the event. Parents/guardians can attend by taking an additional pass for themselves.

Seminar Agenda

PART 1
– Why taking up a media course makes sense
– Who should take up the course
– Skill sets required for the media industry

Part 2
– What makes a good media/BMM College
– Why getting admitted to a good media/BMM college is VERY important
– Points to consider when choosing a media college

Part 3
– Media Industry Interaction
- Interact with both Ex-BMM students and top media professionals who are now working at advertising agencies, media and production houses, MNCs, public relations agencies, large publications, event managements companies, etc. They will give their perspectives on BMM and media industry

Part 4
– Open Question and Answers session to ask all your doubts (if not covered during the sessions), and personal thoughts or apprehensions on taking the course.

Pictures from the InfoBox 2012 Seminar 1 held on April 17, 2012

InfoBox 2012 April 17, 2012

InfoBox 2012 - Seminar 1 - April 17, 2012

InfoBox 2012

InfoBox 2012 BMM-Information Seminar 1 - April 17, 2012

BMM-Information Seminar

InfoBox 2012 BMM-Information Seminar 1- April 17, 2012

Pictures from the InfoBox 2012 Seminar 2 held on May 13, 2012

InfoBox 2012 BMM Information Seminar - May 13, 2012

InfoBox 2012 BMM Information Seminar 2.0 www.BMMBox.com

InfoBox 2012 BMM Information Seminar 2 - May 13, 2012

So, what are you waiting for? Come over to this first-of-its-kind information seminar and get all your doubts cleared. This will help you keep a clear focus on your goals about which college to join, how to crack the entrance test, what parameters to consider when choosing a BMM college, and much more.

Register now by sending an email to connect@bmmbox.com with subject line ‘InfoBox 2012′. We will come back to you via email on the time, venue, etc.

If you have any questions about the seminar, feel free to email connect@bmmbox.com with subject line ‘InfoBox 2012′

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Public Relations @ Bournemouth University

Posted on 20 March 2011 by BMMBoxer

Course Branch: Advertising, Marketing and Communication

Course Name: Public relations (MA)


Location City, Country
: Dorset, UK


College:
The Media School


University:
Bournemouth University

University Description: Bournemouth University is at the heart of the largest non-industrial conurbation in Europe. It is in a wonderful location sandwiched between the UK’s newest National Park, best beaches and largest natural harbour. It is home to a major financial services sector (JP Morgan Chase, Nationwide Building Society and Liverpool Victoria among others) as well as having the largest concentration of language schools outside London and many national headquarters including the Royal National Lifeboat Institution and Sunseeker International. The Media School provides high standards of academic practice, industry quality facilities and a globally lead outlook to the media industry. These factors combined produce internationally successful graduates who have gone on to achieve phenomenal success within the media industry, with Bafta and Oscar winning alumni to fortify our claims.

Course Description: The MA Public Relations is right up-to-date for future public relations advisers who are seeking to make their mark in the world and is taught by an academic team with a strong industry and research record. It addresses the needs of students and their future employers by fostering knowledge and skills in public relations, communication and analysis. There is a strong emphasis on developing a strategic perspective of organisational and corporate communications.

Duration In Years (In Months): 1 year (12 mths) ; Full Time

Fee Structure: £ 10,000 (approx. Rs. 7,28,702)

Eligibility Criteria: The programme is designed for those with an honours degree, typically 2:1 or above. IELTS 7.0 (Academic) or above

Contact And Next Steps:
connect@bmmbox.com

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Visual Communication @ University of Gloucestershire

Posted on 16 March 2011 by BMMBoxer

Course Branch: Media, Art and Communication

Course Name: Visual Communication


Location City, Country
: Cheltenham, UK


College:
Department of Communication and Media Production


University:
University of Gloucestershire

University Description: The university has been awarded Skillset Media Academy status in recognition of the excellence in this area. While the courses are firmly grounded in theory and set in the rapidly moving context of the media industry, they provide real opportunities for students to experience the workplace, work on ‘live’ briefs and begin to build up the contacts that will help them make it in this competitive world.


Course Description:
In this rapidly developing environment, the most successful practitioners are those people who can embrace alternative approaches, adopt the widest range of skills, and fully appreciate the many methods of media communication. To help meet the challenge of multi-disciplinary design communication, the University of Gloucestershire has developed this innovative MA programme that draws on the strengths of its staff working across many creative fields. Graphic Design, Photography, Illustration, Digital, Moving Image and Animation are just some of the complementary disciplines that students will be able to explore during this one year MA programme.

Duration: 1 year (12 mths) Full time

Fee Structure:
£8995 (approx. Rs. 6,52,216)

Eligibility Criteria: Entry will be by portfolio assessment. In addition, a good honours degree in a relevant subject area.

Contact And Next Steps:
connect@bmmbox.com

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Reference Books

Posted on 11 January 2010 by BMMBoxer

Select the year and semester (and specialization for 3rd year) to get a peek on the list of reference books!

*Though we have tried to keep the list error-free as much as possible, it will be great if you can let us know about any changes required. Send an email to connect@bmmbox.com with your detailed suggestions. We will thank you for this!

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BMM Semester 1 Reference Books

Posted on 09 September 2009 by BMMBoxer

First Year B.M.M. Semester I

1. Effective communication skills I

General:

Study strategies – Grellet, F.N. Delhi : Oxford University Press 1979
ELT Cell, University of Mumbai – Note making and Composition Exercise 1979 – Bhasker, W.S. and Prabhu, N.S.
Communication skills in English – Bellare, Nirmala, Martin, J.R. – Examination Papers, 1981.
Communication Skills in English – Hamp-Lyons, L. and Heasley B. – Examination Papers, 1987.

Reading:

Developing Reading Skills – Cambridge University Press 1981 – Freeman, Sarah.
Reading and Thinking in English, Four Vols. (Vol. 1 for the Lowest Level, Vol. 4 for the Highest Level), The British Council, Oxford University Press, 1979 – 1981 – Saraswathi, V.
English through Reading, Vols. 1 and 2, Oxford University Press, 1988.
Reading and Study strategies, Vols. 1 and 2, Oxford University Press, 1988.

Writing:

Factual Writing: Exploring and Challenging Social Reality, Oxford University 1990.
Study Writing : A course in Written English for Academic and Professional Purposes, Cambridge University Press 1987.
Written Communication. Orient Longman, 1977.
Organized Writing, Book1, Orient Longman
Organized Writing, Book 2, Orient Longman

Thinking:

De Bono, Edward; Teaching Thinking, (1986); Penguin Books.
De Bono, Edward; De Bono’s Thinking Course; (1996); BBC Books.
De Bono, Edward; Serious Creativity; (1992); Penguin

2. Fundamentals of Mass Communication:

De Fleur, Melvin and Dennis, Everette; Understanding Mass Communication; (1988); 3rd edition; Houghton Miffin Co.
Narula, Uma; Mass Communication Theory and Practice; (1944); Haranand.
Andal; Communication Theories and Models.
Ed. Barker and Petley; Ill Effects, 2nd edition; (1997); Routledge.
Ed. J. S. Yadav; Issues in Mass Communication; Kanishka Publishers.
Davison, Boylan and Yu; Mass Media – Systems and Effects; (1976).
Hobart; Information Ages

3. Landmarks in 20th Century World History:

Davis; World History.
Cahoone; From Modernism to Postmodernism: An Anthology; Blackwell Publishers.
McNeil and Seldman; Continental Philosophy: an Anthology.
Hutchinson’s Dictionary Ideas (94); Helican.
J.O. Urmson and Ree; Concise Encyclopedia of Western Philosophy and
Philosophers; Unwin Hyman (89).

4. Introduction to Sociology:

Sociology, Polity Press, Ed 2 London 1999 – Giddens Anthony.
Sociology, Tata McGraw Hill 1999 – Law and Shaffers.
Sociology, Oxford University Press 1998; Leslie, Larson, Gorman.
Sociology Imagination – C. Wright Mills.
Human Society – Kingsley Davis.

5. Economics:

Paul Samuelson; Economics
Begg, Dombush and Fischer; Micro and Macro Economics
Stonier and Hague; Economics
Lipsey and Steiner; Economics
D.M. Mithani; Business Economics (part I and II)
R.R. Sahuraja and others; Economic Theory

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BMM Reference Books

Posted on 09 September 2009 by BMMBoxer

Select the year and semester (and specialization for 3rd year) to get a peek on the list of reference books!

*Though we have tried to keep the list error-free as much as possible, it will be great if you can let us know about any changes required. Send an email to connect@bmmbox.com with your detailed suggestions. We will thank you for this!

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TYBMM Journalism Semester 5 Reference Books

Posted on 09 September 2009 by BMMBoxer

Third Year BMM Journalism Semester V

1. Reporting:

Mencher, Melvin; News Reporting and Writing; (1997); 7th edition; Columbia University
Shrivastava, K.M; News Reporting and Editing; (1987); Sterling Publication
Harris and Spark; Practical Newspaper Reporting; 2nd edition; (1993); Focal Press
Randall, David; The Universal Journalist; 2nd edition; (2000); Pluto Press
Paulos; A Mathematician reads the newspapers
Ed. Burgh, Hugode; Investigative Journalism; (2000); Routledge
Spark, David; Investigative Reporting; (1999); Focal Press
Scanlon, Paul; Reporting rolling stone style
Jensen, Carl; The News that didn‘t make the news and why
Woodward, Bob; The Watergate Story

2 . Editing:

Banerji, Sourin; New Editing in Theory and Practice; (1992)
Felsch; The Art of Readable Writing
Evans, Harold; Editing and Design; Heinemann
Moen, D.R; Newspaper Layout and Design; (1984); State University Press
Bowles and Borden; Creative Editing; 3rd edition; Wadsworth
Quinn, Stephen; Digital Subediting and Design;

3. Feature and Opinion:

Blundell, Wrilliam; The Art and craft of feature writing; (1988); Penguin
Growers, Ernest; The Complete Plain Words; (1962); Pelican
Strunk and White; Elements of Style;
Graves and Hodge; The Reader over your shoulder
Clayton, Joan; Interviewing for Journalists; (1994); Piatkus
Ed. Silvester, Christopher; The Penguin Book of Columnists; (1997); Penguin
Srinivasan. R; Crusaders of the 4th Estate; (1989); Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan

4. Journalism and Public Opinion:

Chomsky and Herman; Manufacturing Consent
Parenti, Michael; Inventing Reality
Chomsky; Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda
Graber, Doris; Media Power in Politics, second edition; (1990); University of Illinois Press
Bennett, Lance; Politics of Illusion; 2nd edition; (1988); Longman
Arya, Sunanda; Mass Media and Public Opinion in India, (1989); Printwell Publications
Barnett and Gaber; Westminster Tales, (2001); Continuum
Men, Messages and Media; (1973); Harper and Row
Lemert, James. B; Does Mass Communication change public opinion after all?; (1981); Nelson-Hall
Altschull, J; Agents of Power; (1984); Longman
Ed. Denton, Robert; The media and the Persian Gulf War; (1993); Praeger
Fowler, Roger; Language in the News; (1991); Routledge

5. Indian Regional Journalism:

Gopal, Madan; Freedom Movement and the Press – the role of Hindi newspapers; (1990); Criterion Pub.
Jeffrey, Robin; India’s Newspaper Revolution; (2000); Oxford University Press

6. Niche and Magazine Journalism – I

Davis, Anthony; Magazine Journalism Today; (1988); Heinemann
Baird, Click; Magazine Editing and Production; 4th edition Mogel; The Magazine
Anderson, Douglas; Contemporary Sports Reporting; (1985); Nelson-Hall
Melkote, Srinivas; Communication for development in the third world; (1991); Sage
Ed. Glasser, Theodore; The idea of Public Journalism; (1999); Guilford Press

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