The international conference is designed to bring out the various dimensions of the pulls and pressures in society, to focus on the necessity of Media and its impact in the present day world.
National and international perspectives on the impact of media are equally relevant in this era of the whole world being a global village. The conference is slated to be a two day programme with 4 concurrent technical sessions.
Topics for each of the Technical Sessions:
Technical session 1: Day-1
Freedom of speech & personal right to privacy
Internet as new global media
Communication media and technology
Private ownership of media and paid news
Technical session 2: Day-1
Internet and the consumption of NEWS
Challenges of traditional media vis a vis digital media
Electronic Media and legal Regulations
Yellow journalism and irresponsible media and the law
Technical session 3: Day-1
Media and public opinion creations- dimensions and impact
Role of Media and remedying of public wrongs
Social media impacting life and peace
Media Violence and social impact (Children, youth)
Technical session 4: Day-1
Media impacting law reform
Global Media and the Social Construction of Reality
Stereotypes in the Media
The Media’s Role in Social Problems
Technical session 1: Day-2
Media and the Right to information
The tensions between State Security and Freedom of Information-Post WikiLeaks
Social Media Monitoring and legal regulations
The Media’s Impact on International Affairs
Public watch dog & censoring of media
Technical session 2: Day-2
Enforcing ethics for media
Social responsibility of media
Media impacting culture
Media impacting religion in contemporary Society
Technical session 3: Day-2
Roles of Media in Environment Protection & Awareness
Role of media in education
Media and healthcare
Role of media in public administration
Technical session 4: Day-2
Role of media in the electoral process in democracy
International developments in law relating to libel and privacy
Use and role of media in advertising and promotions
Recording in Public of a Crime? Role of Mobile Devices and Newsgathering
Information to Presenters:
The paper presenters may choose any one or more of the above listed topics. The topics are not exclusive; any Presenters may choose even an allied topic which is not listed above with prior notification so that such topics could be included in the agenda.
Though the Conference is designed for academicians’ world over there is no restriction to Presenters from other fields or professions. Media persons are especially welcome to interact on a subject which concerns them the most.
Foreign participants are advised to register early for issue of necessary letters and documents for obtaining the VISA for their travel and stay in India.
Abstract: The abstract should not exceed 300 words, and must be accompanied by a cover page stating the following:
Title of the Paper
Name of the Author(s)
All Abstract should be submitted by 20th February, 2014.
Co-authorship is permitted to a maximum of two authors. However, both authors need to register separately.
In case of co-authorship at least one author must attend the conference to present the paper.
The paper must be accompanied with the following details –
A Cover Letter – Mentioning Name of the Author(s), Course, Year of Study (if applicable),
Name of College/ University (if applicable), Professional Position (if applicable) with Postal
Address, Email Address and Contact Number.
Registration Form – Duly filled
Copy of the scanned Demand Draft.(Registration fees)
Select papers, subject to peer review, will be published in the Conference Proceedings.
The main text should be in Times New Roman with font size 12 and line spacing of 1.5.
The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, font size 10 with spacing of 1.0 One-Inch margins should be maintained on all four sides.
Citation Style: Bluebook, 19th Edition.
The maximum length of the paper shall not exceed 3500 words. (Excluding footnotes / end notes / annexure / reports etc)
All submissions are to be made in Microsoft Word 2007/2003 (.doc) format only.