INDIA: Media awards to N Ram, TOI scribe

The Hindu editor N Ram columnist T V R Shenoy and K Sasikumar were among the winners of the Keraleeyam awards for eminent achievers in the field of media

The Times of India
Tuesday, December 30, 2003

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Hindu editor N Ram columnist T V R Shenoy and K Sasikumar were among the winners of the Keraleeyam awards for eminent achievers in the field of media, instituted by the Kadappakkada sports club at Kollam.

Shenoy and Sasikumar got the honour for popularising the print and electronic media respectively, while a special jury prize was awarded to N Ram for the all-round contribution to the media and his fight for journalistic freedom.

Rajesh Ramachandran of Times of India got the award for investigative journalism. A N Raveendradas of Malayalam daily Desabhimani was chosen the best sports journalist while E P Unni of the Indian Express was selected as the best cartoonist.

The jury was chaired by CPM leader M A Baby. The awards comprise air tickets to visit foreign countries, gold medal and memento, a press release here said.