Author:Sevanti Ninan


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Headlines from the Heartland: Reinventing the Hindi Public Sphere

By: Sevanti Ninan

Price: $9.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028878

ISBN: 0761935800

Condition: New

In the 1990s, a newspaper revolution began blowing across northern and central India. When literacy levels rose, communications expanded, and purchasing power climbed in these Hindi-speaking states, newspapers followed—picking up readers in small towns and villages. Even while these newspapers surged to the top of national readership charts, they localised furiously in the race for readers. But in this universe of local news, questions arose about what localisation was doing to regional identity and consciousness. Using notes from her pioneering field-study in eight states, Sevanti Ninan br... View more info

The Hoot Reader: Media Practice in Twenty-first Century India

By: Sevanti Ninan & Subarno Chattarji (Eds)

Price: $12.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 110240

ISBN: 019808918X

Condition: New

The Hoot has held a mirror to the way journalists have practiced their craft in India. Known for flagging uncomfortable truths and raising hard-hitting questions, the site examines ways in which Indian media does (or does not) fulfil its mandate of strengthening public debate, and of providing a voice to the powerless and marginalized. The Hoot Reader archives some of the best critiques of journalism written over the past decade on topics ranging from media ethics to questions of objectivity, bias, and the implications of corporate ownership. Highlighting the Indian media`s immense political a... View more info