Introduction

The annual Inter Amity GT Making a Newspaper Contest introduced by Chairperson Dr (Mrs) Amita Chauhan and organized by The Global Times, introduces the school students to the different nuances of journalism in a competitive atmosphere. Under this programme, every school prepares one complete edition of the newspaper from the stage of conceptualization to finalizing the designing, layouts and editing. The competition, judged by experts from the media industry, concludes with GT Awards.

The GT Edition issue dated December 18, 2017 prepared completely by the students of AIS Saket, as a part of GT ‘Making a Newspaper’ Contest bagged several awards at the GT Awards 2017-18 function held in Amity University, Noida on August 20, 2018. Aditya K Das, Srishti Saxena and Noor Sharma won second prize in Best Educational Poster. Asya Kapur (VII), Dhruv Goel and Dhanya Visweswaran (XI) won third prize in Best Fictional Story, Best Photograph and Most Innovative story respectively. The school also won the First runner-up trophy for Best Editing Award in the ‘school category’. Devyani Goel and Khushi Ko were felicitated with the GT School Times Achievement Award.

The function also marked the completion of 10 years of The Global Times. The occasion was celebrated with the presentation of a book ‘Impressions’ which was a compilation of Chairpersons columns in The Global Times of last 10 years.