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Paniyas : The unknown untouchables

Numerically the Paniyars form the largest single tribe in Kerala

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Pazhaverkadu: The Untold story

Pulicat (Pazhaverkadu) is historically a remarkable place, an abode for Portuguese, Dutch, the Cholas, Vijayanagar, Arabs and finally the British.

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SHAKTHI

A Documentary on Pulayan Tribes of Anaimalai Hills

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ANONYMITY, PSEUDONYMITY, AND IDENTITY

ANONYMITY Although most Americans would consider being “up-front” with people to be a common value, the fact is that in many instances we value privacy even more than frankness. There are certain legitimate circumstances in which our safety is protected by issuing our messages anonymously. In mediated contexts, anonymity is a state of communicating where […]

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Gender-Swapping

Gender-swapping occurs when an individual of one gender self-presents as a member of another gender. As you probably know, gender is a social construct that provides guidelines for how we expect people of a certain biological sex to behave. For example, men are expected to be masculine and thus strong and women to be feminine […]

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Learning One’s Lines: Performing Through Language

In the presentation of self in text-only media, one is not recognized by one’s physical appearance, but through one’s verbal behaviors. Obviously, one might offer a description of one’s persona or disclose personal characteristics that contribute to others’ impression formations. Yet according to Mark Giese (1998), there is another way that people come to identify […]

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FORMING ONLINE IDENTITIES

An identity is a complex personal and social construct, consisting in part of who we think ourselves to be, how we wish others to perceive us, and how they actually perceive us. In particular, CMC research has looked at the second of these fragments: how we wish others to perceive us. The process of setting […]

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FUNCTIONS OF THE PRESS COUNCIL OF INDIA

The following are the functions of the Press Council of India: o The first and foremost function of the press council of India is to protect the freedom of the press and to maintain and improve the standards of newspaper and news agencies in India. o To help newspapers and news agencies to maintain their […]

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Anti Cyber bullying laws in India

Cyber bullying is a practice that is causing hue and cry in the whole legal system but till date there are no special legislation to deal with cyberbullying in India. It is a new phenomenon which has arisen in this internet age. Cyberbullying can be defined as “The use of electronic communication to bully a […]

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Copyright and Journalistic Writings

In the case of a literary, dramatic or artistic work made by the author in the course of his employment by the proprietor of a newspaper, magazine or similar periodical under a contract of service or apprenticeship, for the purpose of publication in a newspaper, magazine or similar periodical, the said proprietor shall, in the […]

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Copyright Act – 1957

Copyright Act states that a work shall be published or performed in public, only with the license of the owner of the copyright. In the case of a work of joint authorship, the conditions conferring copyright specified in this sub-section shall be satisfied by all the authors of the work.Copyright is defined as the exclusive […]

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Copyright Act – 1957 – INTRODUCTION

India is one of the largest producers and exporters of copyright materials. In order to protect the authors and performers government enacted Copyright Act – 1957 (amended in 1999), the Copyright Rules – 1958 (amended in 1995), and the International Copyright Order, 1999. Copyright is a legal right to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and […]

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