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ACME was started in 2002 as it was felt that most journalism courses in the country were designed and taught by those with mass communications degrees without any experience of practical journalism or even a flair for writing.

It is like ‘experts’ who know al the theories, but never entered water teaching in a class room how to swim. So ACME started ‘Practical Journalism’ courses at Bangalore, the IT capital of India.

The revolutionary changes in mass communications brought about by advances in information technology and computerization prompted ACME  to start online courses and a website for Indian journalism education.

The founder and Director of ACME, B. Someswar Rao, started his career at the age of 16 with Nagpur Times, at Nagpur, Maharashtra. A product of the Journalism Department Hislop College, Nagpur, then considered India’s best; he worked as Chief Sub-Editor, Special Correspondent, News Editor, Feature Editor, Editorial Writer and Editor before retiring as a Bureau Manager of India’s National news agency The Press Trust of India (PTI). He taught as contributory lecturer at postgraduate level, has written a journalism book and working on two others.

Initially it is planned to start two online courses on

   Mass Communication

   Freelance writing

You can register online by filling the form. After receipt of the fees by a DD or local cheque payable to Academy of Communication and Media Education, at Bangalore, each student would be given, by e-mail, a password to provide access to the course material.  Click on the course of your choice for details.

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