Problems of The Digital Content Industry

PUA’s Faculty of Mass Communication organized a roundtable entitled “Problems of the Digital Content Industry”. It was sponsored by Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, PUA’s President, and Prof. Dr. Ramadan Abu El-Ala, Vice President for Community Service and Environmental Development, with the support and attendance of Prof. Dr. Howaida Mostafa, Dean of the Faculty. Many different topics were tackled during the table between the students and faculty members.
Dr. Khaled Al-Zahwini, lecturer at the Public Relations and Marketing Communications Department, opened the event with a speech by Prof. Dr. Howaida Mostafa, and the attending faculty members and students. Further, Dr. Majed Al-Manzalawi, Lecturer at the Digital Journalism and Publishing Department, and Faculty’s student activities coordinator, explained the idea of the table, which helps bridge the intellectual gap between students and professors.
The Dean also spoke about how happy she is to communicate closely with her students from different departments, discuss their ideas, and identify the problems they may face in the digital content industry. Further, she praised the idea of the dialogue table, which is based on the student being the actor. Student Nardine Saber Suleiman Wassef Suleiman addressed the topic of “Developments of the digital age between utilization and exploitation.”
While student Silvia Sery Sorel Mansour Gerges discussed the “problems of social media content and its psychological impact on society”, which draws attentions to the causes of depression from the incursion into “Social Media”.
In addition, student Radwa Karim Zaki Muhammad Afifi Nofal explained the problems of writing and publishing marketing content. While student Mai Mukhtar Riyadh Abdel Wanes Hassan highlighted the problems of developing digital journalistic content publishing. Student Asmaa Abdel Bari Muhammad Ismail Qandil concluded the discussions by clarifying the impact of social media content on television.
Dr. Ibrahim Al-Tawam, Assistant Professor, Department of Digital Journalism and Publishing, and Dr. Hussein Abu Omar, Lecturer at Public Relations and Marketing Communications Department, discussed the ideas posed by the students during the event. They also praised the creative ideas presented by the students, in the presence of Dr. Lina Mashhour, Dr. Noha Al-Asdoudi, lecturers in the Public Relations and Marketing Communications Department.
The event concluded with a set of recommendations focused on the development of digital content provided through social media and websites.
This event was supervised by Dr. Majed Al-Manzlawy, Faculty’s student activities coordinator, and Prof. Noha Youssef, teaching assistant at the Department of digital Journalism and Publishing.