Monday, 10 November 2014

UGC Seminar on Changing news landscape in India: Prospects and challenges

Following forwarded to me by Prof Mrinal Chatterjee:

The Media Manthan 2015, A UGC National Media Seminar is organized by the Department of Mass Communication, St. Aloysius College, Mangalore, on 16 and 17 January 2015. It focuses to bring together business representatives, NGOs, researchers, academicians, students and representatives from other elements of civil society under one roof to discuss topics related to “Changing news landscape in India: Prospects and challenges.”

Papers can be presented for following topics including but not limited to:

1) Trends of news diffusion in social media
2) Digital news and its acceptance
3) Adopting the changing media landscape
4) Transformation of news: oral, print, radio, films, T.V and online
5) Social function of media surveillance
6) Impact of technology in traditional media
7) Influence of conglomerates over media
8) Reflection of politics and corruption of news
9) Media regulating environmental changes
10) Impact of paid news over media
11) Government and political media relation
12) Media relation and international communication
13) Public communication campaigns
14) Ethics and corruptions in media relations
15) Surrogate advertising
16) Citizen journalism
17) Role of investigative journalism in new media

Important dates:
Abstracts due: 25th November 2014
Confirmation of paper: 10th December
Full papers due: 15th December 2014

Please mail your abstracts and final papers to or


Ms. Juby Thomas,                                             Mr. AlfiD’Cruz Or Ms. Aswathi
Staff Convener,                                                  Student co-ordinators,
Department of MCMS,                                    Department of MCMS,
St. Aloysius College
Mangalore                                                       St. Aloysius College
Ph.: 09845966266                                             Mb No: 735332995/ 9497063054

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