Md. Tajdin Hassan is the Chief Strategy and Digital Transformation officer the Daily Star. He worked as Head of Marketing and Busienss Development Manager for this newspaper as well. He is also the Alumni member of the IVLP Exchange Programme-U.S. State Department.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected numerous industries over the globe, and print media is not an exception, regrettably. Starting from ensuring authentic news to securing the health and safety of journalists, COVID-19 has undoubtedly made it onerous for the industry to remain resilient. The Daily Star, being the leading English daily in Bangladesh, has attempted to address the circumstances through a philanthropic approach.
The International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) is an exclusive exchange program of the US Department of State. It boasts worldwide recognition, as professionals from all around the globe participate. The participants are nominated and selected annually by US embassies around the world.
Do you stress after graduating or while stepping into your professional life whether your target job will end up making you content or not? No matter how skilled you are in a particular field, your interest may lie in totally irrelevant activities.
Years before, when I was introduced to the internet, the usage was merely confined to downloading resources for assignments and reports, writing emails to friends living abroad and exploring the unknown and the unseen. Back then, it seemed like the internet was well on its way to redefining my way of doing things in terms of ease of communication. Well, the reality was beyond expectation. And I believe the experience is the same for almost everyone. Thanks to the advent of social media, we are now re-evaluating our entire notion of the internet.