A dedicated university for media studies is likely to be setup in Karnataka soon. This was announced by Minister for Information and Publicity of Karnataka Government Katta Subramanya at a function organized to celebrate press day and the platinum jubilee of the Karnataka Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ).
The Government has named the Karnataka Media Academy as the nodal agency to start the process of setting up the university. Chairman of the Legislative Council; Veeranna Mathikatti, Media Adviser to the Chief Minister; R.P. Jagadish, President of KUWJ; H.S. Sudheendra Kumar and General Secretary of KUWJ; Gangadhar Mudaliar were all present on the occasion.