Around two dozen students, teachers and officials of Aga Khan School and several members of the Ismaili community visited the office of country’s leading English newspaper, the daily sun, on Saturday to get a glimpse of the day-to-day operations of a media house.
Daily sun Acting Editor Enamul Hoque Chowdhury welcomed the visitors, which was led by Hamida Virani, chairperson of Communications & Publications Committee and Member of the Aga Khan National Council for Bangladesh.
During the visit, the team visited the news, reporting, advertisement and magazine sections of the daily sun to learn more about the functionalities of different departments at the daily.
Caption: The daily sun Acting Editor Enamul Hoque Chowdhury is in his room with the students of the Aga Khan School.
Daily sun Executive Editor Shiabur Rahman Shihab, News Editor Sayed Afzal Hossain, acting Chief Reporter Firoz Al Mamun and Special Correspondent Shamim Jahangir were present on the occasion.
The daily sun acting editor appreciated the interest of the Aga Khan team in learning more about the newspaper industry. He also encouraged the students to contribute interesting write-ups and articles to the weekly magazine of the daily sun.
Caption: The visitors flash with the printed version of the leading English newspaper the daily sun during their visit.
The daily sun executive editor briefed the visitors about the news planning, post-production process and the editorial policy of the newspaper.
The news editor explained how the editorial team picks the most important news as the lead news for the day and then selects other news stories on the basis of their merit for different pages of the newspaper.
Firoz Al Mamun talked about the process of news gathering by the reporting team.