CALL FOR BOOK : chapter on ‘JOURNALISM , PRESS & MEDIA LAW ’ – Submit By 10th June 2023

Details Of The Opportunity :

  • Title: Journalism, Press & Media Law
  • Objectives: to conduct a critical analysis of contemporary issues related to Journalism and Media Laws and propose practical solutions. Specifically, the book seeks to achieve the following objectives:
    • Identify and understand potential concerns related to Journalism and Media Laws.
    • Evaluate patterns and trends and search for feasible solutions.
    • Anticipate future developments in global Journalism and media landscape.
    • Through this approach, the book endeavors to provide valuable insights for professionals, academics, students, and anyone interested in the field of Journalism and Media Laws.
  • Submission Process: CLICK HERE To Submit Your Chapters. Submission will be based on the Review Committee’s Feedback. Publication will be done by a reputed National/International Publisher.
  • Word Limit: 5000-8000 words.
  • Last date to submit chapters: 10th June 2023
  • Submission Fee: NIL
  • Eligibility & Guidelines:
    • Upto two authors are allowed for a chapter.
    • The manuscripts should be plagiarism free. A similarity of maximum 10 percent is allowed.
    • Publication of the chapter shall be subject to the review of the Editorial Committee of the Book.
    • Uniform citation of the American Psychological Association (APA) should be followed.
    • Important Dates:
      • Peer – Review by: 20th June, 2023
      • Submission of Final Paper (If Required, after Peer Review): 25th June, 2023
      • Tentative Publication of Book: Last week of September 2023.
    • Topics for the Submission: The list of topics is indicative in nature. Authors are free to choose any topic of their choice pertaining to journalism and media laws.
      1. Advertisement and Media
      2. Advertising department v/s Agency structure; Advertising budget
      3. Advertising objectives: Segmentation, Positioning and Targeting
      4. Age of post truth and media
      5. Artificial intelligence and media
      6. Authorship in the digital age: Piracy, Copyright, Copy-left
      7. Broadcasting Rights
      8. Campaign planning: Creation and Production of advertisements
      9. Censorship, Media and Public Policy
      10. Competition and Regulation of monopoly in media
      11. Current trends in Newspapers and Magazines with respect to content and presentation Development journalism in India
      12. Ethical and legal considerations: Ethical and legal considerations in global media environment and impact of technology.
      13. Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Advertising
      14. Global advertising: Global advertising, global agencies, global media, choice of global media
      15. Global campaign including global consumer research.
      16. Global market place: Requirement of global market place, types of global markets, doing business abroad.
      17. Global media environment: global electronic media, global print media, new media
      18. Globalisation and Indian Cinema
      19. Investigative Journalism
      20. Journalism as an organized/ unorganised sector; Working Journalists Act, Wage Boards
      21. Legal Regulations for Social Media
      22. Legality and Ethicality of Sting Operations, Phone Tapping
      23. Masculinity and Hierarchy in Media Space
      24. Mass Media Laws in India
      25. Media Campaigns and Development
      26. Media in Democracies and non-democratic polities
      27. Media in shaping critical consciousness for power balanced world.
      28. Media psychology
      29. Media Representation of marginalized sections: Caste and Tribes
      30. Media Representation of marginalized sections: Gender
      31. Modernization    Vs     Social change:    Dichotomy,     reverse modernization (neotraditionalisation).
      32. Monitoring for Piracy and Plagiarism
      33. Networked Journalism; Alternative Journalism; Social Media
      34. Paid and Fake News
      35. Paid News and Propaganda: Government and Corporate Houses
      36. Parliamentary Privileges, Judicial Reporting, and the Media
      37. Press and Democracy.
      38. Press as a tool of social service.
      39. Principles and constraints of Freedom of Press – Responsibilities and Criticism.
      40. Print Media in India: An Overview
      41. Privacy and Surveillance in Society; Media Trial
      42. Private Broadcasting Model in India; Policy and Laws
      43. Proposed Broadcast Regulatory Authority of India Act, Broadcasting and Advertising codes.
      44. Pros and Cons of Media Activism
      45. Public and Private Partnership in television and Radio programming
      46. Regulating Surreptitious Journalistic Practice
      47. Right to Privacy and Media
      48. Role of Media in Freedom Struggle, Media Since Independence
      49. Role of Radio in Social Change and Development
      50. Social Media and Children
      51. Sting Operation and Media
      52. Structure, Functions, and Working of a Broadcast Channel
      53. The Protection of Journalists’ Sources and Materials
      54. The role of press as an agency of communication – Relationship between the press and other mass media.
      55. Theories of Press and its applicability
      56. Treacherous Terrains: Whistleblowing and Investigative Journalism
      57. Trial by Media
      58. Unethical Practices in Media
      59. Values and Ethics of Journalism and Conflict of Interest
      60. Yellow Journalism, Media Net Pressures (political, market, legal, and professional)
    • The Editors:
      • Prof (Dr) Lalit Kumar Deb: Dean at Birla School of Law, Birla Global University. He has a teaching experience of about 36 years.  He worked as a Professor and Head of the Under Graduate Legal Studies at Maharastra National Law University, Mumbai. He has also served as the Principal, Lingaraj Law College, Berhampur. After completing his Masters with a specialization in International Law from Andhra University, Prof. Deb worked as an advocate for a few years. As an academician, he has served at the premier Lingaraj Law College, Berhampur University for thirty-two years. In 1991 he was appointed as Reader cum Principal of Lingaraj Law College. Prof Deb has also been a member of the Juvenile Justice Board, Ganjam district of Odisha for two terms.
      • Mr. Prithivi Raj: He is a Lawyer turned Academician. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor of Law at Birla Global University, Odisha. He has also served as Assistant Professor of Law at SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Hyderabad Campus and ICFAI University. He had more than seven years of experience as a practicing Advocate. He has represented various Public Sector Units (PSUs) of the Central Government & State Governments in Labour, Service & Industrial Matters. He was also elected as an Executive Member of the High Court Bar Association, Odisha. He is currently a member of The Law Society, United Kingdom; International Society for Development and Sustainability, Japan; and European Society of International Law, Italy. He is an alumnus of Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, Punjab.
      • Mr. Soubhagya Sundar Nanda: Presently working as an Assistant Professor of Law at Birla Global University, Odisha. Previously he was working as a Research Associate-cum-Teaching Assistant at National Law University, Odisha. He has also worked as a Research Associate in the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) project titled ‘Exploring Changing Dynamics of Children’s Laws in India in the Post-Liberalisation era’ and also as a Researcher in the project titled ‘Effective Disposal of Cases in Juvenile Justice Board of Odisha conducted by Centre for Child Rights, NLU Odisha. Mr. Soubhagya Sundar Nanda has completed his Bachelor’s Degree in law (B.A.LL.B (Hons.) from Madhusudan Law College, Cuttack and Master’s Degree in law (LL.M.) from National Law School of India University, Bangalore with Human Rights as his area of specialisation. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in law, Mr. Nanda enrolled with the Odisha State Bar Council and practiced in the High Court of Orissa. His interest areas include Constitutional law and Human Rights.
      • Mr. Swagat Dash: An Assistant Professor of Law at Birla Global University, located in Bhubaneswar, India. He has a background in both legal practice and academia. Before joining the field of academics, he worked as a lawyer in the General Corporate/M&A practice area at Trilegal, a prominent law firm. He completed his undergraduate studies at the National Law University in Delhi, where he obtained a B.A. LL.B (Hons.) degree in 2020. After his undergraduate studies,he pursued further education and obtained an LL.M. degree from Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, in 2022.
    • Note: E-Chapter will be provided to the respective Author(s) of the Book with a cover page. The publication will be done by a National/International Publisher of repute.
    • In case of any queries e-mail at [email protected] Mr. Prithivi Raj: [email protected] , Mr. Soubhagya Sundar Nanda: [email protected] or Mr. Swagat Dash: [email protected]
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