Call for Papers: GLC Thiruvananthapuram’s Seminar on Freedom of Media: Legal and Ethical Dimensions [12 -14 Jan]: Submit by 28 Nov

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The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of GLC Thiruvananthapuram is organizing a 3 day National Seminar on ‘Freedom of Media : Legal and Ethical Dimensions’

DATES

12th – 14th January, 2017.

THEMES

We invite research papers for presentation at the seminar on the various facets of this core concept in the light of the following sub-themes :

FREEDOM OF MEDIA: A LEGAL ANALYSIS

· Public Participation: Democracy versus Freedom of Media

· Constitutionality: Freedom versus Restrictions

· Right to Information: Parliamentary Privileges, Defamation, Confidentiality

· Freedom of press v Right to privacy

· National security v. Freedom of press

MEDIA ETHICS AND MEDIA FREEDOM

· Freedom and responsibility

· Legal norms and journalistic conducts

· Laws related to media ethics

· Laws on media ethics: A comparative analysis and experience.

MEDIA TRIAL VERSUS FAIR TRIAL

· Media trial in International Perspective

· Media Trial and Indian Constitution

· Media trial as contempt of court

· Free speech v Fair trial: A Discord of Rights

· Right to fair trial

· Media trial and Right to be Represented

· Law Commissions 200th Report

· Threats of media trial and its justification

· Conscious and Subconscious Effects of Media Trial – Judges, Judiciary, Accused, Witness, Public

· Case studies

Submission Process

Submissions must be emailed at [email protected] with the subject ‘MEDIA SEMINAR ABSTRACT’ or ‘MEDIA SEMINAR FULL PAPER’ as the case maybe and bearing the name(s) of the author(s) as file name. It should be accompanied by the following:

Name of participant

Sub-theme

Title of the paper

Class/Designation

Institution to which he/she belongs

Phone number

Deadline

Submission of Abstracts : 28th November, 2016

Full paper Submission: 20th December, 2016

Confirmation of selected Abstracts: 2nd December, 2016

Registration is free and open to all.

Contact

For further information, please contact Achut M. Nair (Student Coordinator): 09400482756 or email us at [email protected]

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