Decennial Edition

29 - 31 Aug 2019

29 - 31 August 2019

A Seminar organised by the Department of Media Studies

Keynote Speaker

Plenary Speakers

Shekhar Gupta

Editor-in-Chief, The Print

A S Paneerselvan

Readers' Editor, The Hindu

Srinivas S V

Prof., Azim Premji University

Sunil Puliyakot

Prof., Rajagiri Business School

Dr Thomas Yesudhasan

LecturerCurtin University

Rajeev R

Actor &Founder, People (Ad Agency)

Dominic Dsouza

VP, Grant Investrade Ltd

R Prasannan

Chief of Bureau, The Week

Panel Discussion

29 August 2019 | 2:00 pm | KE Auditorium

A S Paneerselvan ( Moderator )

Asha Krishnaswami


Nikhil Kanekal

Gopal Sathe

30 August 2019 | 10:30 am | KE Auditorium

Dominic D'souza (Moderator)

S Roy Kandpal

Nidhi Lall

Rajeev Ravindranath

Surendran Unni

31 August 2019 | 10:30 am | Main Auditorium

Joyojeet Pal (Moderator)

Anto Philip


Aswathi Balakrishnan

About the Seminar

The media industry has grown exponentially from the 1990s and its dynamics continues to change and evolve with the technological revolution. With the penetration of internet and the number of smartphone users increasing day by day, the media landscape presents an interesting and challenging web of issues to be negotiated with. One such challenging and critical problem is the realm of media ethics and its implications in different socio-political and cultural contexts.

Invariably all the domains of media - whether it be films, advertisement, public relations, journalism, social media, etc. - need to conform to ethical standards. Challenges in the form of digital piracy, intellectual property rights, representation, trolls, fake news, paid news, ownership patterns, TRPs, user-driven content prioritization, etc. need to be addressed. Media Meet 2019 attempts to address such crucial issues related to media ethics and identify the ways forward.


  • Paper Presentations
  • Poster Presentations
  • Keynote Address
  • Plenary Sessions
  • Panel Discussion
  • Photo Exhibition
  • Workshops
  • Media Talk
  • Film Festival

Important Dates

  • Abstracts Invitation: Closed
  • Submission of Abstract : 05 August 2019
  • Confirmation of Abstract: Within 5 working days
  • Full Papers: 21 August 2019


Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:

  • Media ownership
  • self regulation
  • Ombudsman
  • Trial by Media
  • Fake News
  • Law and Justice
  • Freedom of Speech and Expression
  • Censorship
  • Politics of Representation
  • Paid News
  • Advertorials
  • User generated Content
  • Cyber crime
  • Copyright and Copyleft
  • IPR
  • Trolling
  • Differentiation
  • Contempt of the Court
  • IT Act 2000
  • Corporatisation
  • Net Neutrality
  • Data Authenticity
  • Price wars
  • Competition
  • Rights
  • Truth and Fairness
  • Neutrality, Objectivity and Subjectivity
  • Surveillance
  • Parliamentary privileges and press
  • hyper-commercialization
  • Information overload
  • Information Paucity

Call for Papers

Paper Presentation

Team Media Meet 2019 cordially invites like minded individuals from across various backgrounds, school of thoughts, professions, academic areas and streams of education to join us in creating dialogues and discourses on “Media Ethics" through original research papers.

Guidelines for Abstract Submission

  1. Submit Abstract in 250 words, together with a brief biographical note .
  2. The abstract file should be named in the following format “Name of the author_ Abstract”
  3. Presenters are allowed to submit more than one abstract but only one will be selected for final presentation.
  4. Abstracts with late submission/ incomplete registration form/ absence of registration form will not be accepted.

Full Paper Submission Guidelines:

  1. Maximum word limit : 5000 words
  2. Formatted in APA style sheet
  3. Full papers that do not follow the format shall be rejected.
  4. Plagiarized and copyrighted information shall be not accepted.
  5. If the submitted paper or results have been previously published in another journal the submitted study will not be accepted
  6. The file should be sent in the following format. “Title of the Paper_Name of the Author”


Quality papers will be published in Journal of Dharma (Scopus-Indexed).

Poster Presentation

Poster sessions present preliminary results of works in progress or projects that lend themselves to visual displays and representations. These sessions allow for engagement in informal discussions about the work with interested delegates throughout.

Guidelines for Poster Presentation

  • Poster boards mounted on stands will be provided with tape/pins.
  • Posters must be submitted immediately upon arrival to the venue.
  • Poster should consist of the title of the presentation, name of author/s, necessary illustrations, figures, tables, color photographs, charts.
  • Common dimensions for posters are A0 (47 x 33 inches) (118cm x 84cm). Poster should be well-labeled and easy to read from a distance of one meter. Lettering should be bold. If you will be posting typed material, use a large font size (24 to 30 pt) on white, pale yellow or cream-colored non-glossy paper. Avoid use of non-standard fonts. Use 1-inch margins. Use upper and lower case letters.
  • No audiovisual equipment is permitted for poster presentations.



  • Indian Presenters : INR 3000/-
  • Scholars: INR 2000
  • Students: INR 1500
  • Christites: INR 500
  • Oversea Presenters : USD 100

*Inclusive of lunch

(Accommodation fee not included)


  • Indian Participants : INR 1000*
  • Scholars/Students: INR 500 *
  • Oversea Participants : USD 80 *

*Inclusive of lunch

(Accommodation fee not included)

Step 1: Abstract

Step 2: Payment



  • Accommodation for participants from abroad and outside Bengaluru city would be considered by the organisers.
  • Request for accommodation must be sent, before 15 August, 2019.
  • Accommodation will be made available either within or around the campus.
  • Details about the number of male and female participants, accompanying faculty members, number of days, and contact details must be given.
  • Accommodation will be given on a first-come -first-serve basis. Early confirmation will be appreciated.
  • The payment must be sent in the form of Demand Draft addressed to Christ University, Bengaluru.

Accommodation (Per night)

  • Single room: INR 1000
  • Twin share: INR 800
  • 4-6 Share: INR 300

Travel Guide

Formerly known as Bangalore, the capital city of the great state of Karnataka is the “Garden CIty” of India. Located in the Southern part of India, it is home to a culturally diverse set of people. It is also home to some of the largest Multi-National Corporations of the world and is popularly known as “The Silicon Valley of India” owing to the vast number of IT organizations based here. It is a dynamic mix of old world heritage and modern architecture. More on Bengaluru..

Christ University is

  • 42 Kms from the Bangalore Airport, direct bus available from Airport to Christ University Bus Stop - KIAS 7. Approximate time 1hr 20min
  • 9 Kms from Bangalore Cantonment Railway Station- Approximate time 30 min
  • 15 Kms from Yeshwantpur Junction- Approximate time 50 min
  • 9 Kms from Bangalore City Junction- Approximate time 30 min



Patron : Dr Fr Abraham V M, Vice Chancellor

Dean: Dr John Joseph Kennedy

Head of the Department: Padmakumar M M

Convener: Dr Fr Biju K Chacko

Student Coordinators: Prathik Desai, Nisha Saira Manoj


Paper Presentation: Dr Rajesh A | Dr Meljo Thomas

Workshops : Dr Kannan | Mr Kishore

Media Talk: Dr Aasita Bali | Mr Joel Jacob

Film Festival: Dr Naresh | Dr Shantharaju

Events: Dr Suparna | Mr Alex Joseph

Event Schedule

Day 1 (29 August)

8:00am: Registrations

9:00am: Paper Presentation

12:00pm: Plenary Session

1:00pm: Lunch Break

2:00pm: Panel Discussion

Day 2 (30 August)

9:00am: Plenary Sessions

10:00am: Panel Discussion

1:00pm: Lunch Break

2:00pm: Paper Presentation

Day 3 (31 August)

9:00am: Plenary Sessions

10:00am: Panel Discussion

11:30am: Keynote Address

12:30pm: Valedictory












  • 2018: Big Data
  • 2017: New Media Expressions
  • 2016: Cinema-Breaking the 4th Wall
  • 2015: Power of Visuals
  • 2014: Write here, Right now
  • 2013: Stay Tuned
  • 2012: Let's Network
  • 2011: Battle of Creativity
  • 2010: Moving Frames