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The Media Department, Government College M A Road Srinagar, was established in the year 2010 as the second undergraduate media studies department in Jammu and Kashmir. Being a part of the Women College M A Road, the department is the only facility of its kind exclusively for girls. And it is the only undergraduate media studies department in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir.

The department offers the interested students’ an opportunity to be educated in various disciplines of media and multimedia, and be ready to take on the industry after the completion of their degrees. The department is industry-oriented and employs a refined approach for training, rather than just teaching, the students who wish to make a career in media or multimedia.

The courses taught at the department include Print Media, Video Production, Electronic Media, Graphics & Animation, Photography, Computer Applications, Communication Skills, Radio Production, Media Appreciation, Media Laws and Ethics, Media and Society, Advertising and PR, and Online Journalism, etc.

‘The Harbinger’, a Web portal was started in 2017, with an aim to provide students a vibrant platform for showcasing their work. It is the first-of-its-kind initiative in the state. It allows the students to test their skills during the course of their studies and before they step out as professionals.

Besides, the department also publishes a six-monthly tabloid in which the work of the students is published. The tabloid. started in 2012, is circulated within the campus.