21st Century Journalism in India
By: Nalini Rajan (editor)Hardback
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This book looks at the practices and theories of journalism in the 21st century and many of the issues discussed here do not form part of any previously published book on the Indian media. The volume is remarkable in that practicing journalists have turned the spotlight on their own profession. The volume is thematically divided into four sections: - Representing the unrepresented: deals with media representation (or lack of it) of largely ignored sections of society, such as homosexuals, Dalits and other minorities or weaker groups. - The plurality of practice: studies the coverage of vital areas such as economics, legal issues, science, arts and culture, and humour. - Media in perspective: looks at different kinds of journalistic practices, including photojournalism. - Future trends: discusses newer forms of journalism, like blogging.
Introduction PART I: REPRESENTING THE UNREPRESENTED The Gender Factor - Ammu Joseph The Problem with Media Reportage of Queer Lives - Siddharth Narrain At Least Some Children get 'Mosambi' Some of the Time - Sandhya Rao The Unwritten Writing: Dalits and the Media - D. Ravikumar Dalit Murasu: Surviving a Difficult Decade - V. Geetha 'What is the Spanish Word for Appeasement?' - Subarno Chattarji Prophetic Misreading - Anjali Kamat PART II: THE PLURALITY OF PRACTICE Economics through Journalism - V.K. Natraj Media Freedom and the Right to Privacy - Geeta Ramaseshan Exposing the Media Spiel on Rural Women - K. Kalpana Writing Science: Breaking the Language Barrier - Vijaya Swaminath The Arts Beat! Feel the Heat! - Aditi De Writing on Art - Geeta Doctor Pun Job, Sind, Gujarat, Maratha: Humour in Indian Journalism - Baradwaj Rangan PART III: MEDIA IN PERSPECTIVE The Information Revolution and the Emerging Media Ecology - Sashi Kumar In your Face! Teaching Broadcast Journalism - Amanda Harper My Days at Sun - A.S. Panneerselvan Prescribed Truth, Licensed Freedom: The Press in post-Mahathir Malaysia - Mustafa K. Anuar When the News Desk makes the News - Subhashini Dinesh Covering Photojournalism - Desikan Krishnan The Relevance of the Metro Section - Shonali Muthalaly PART IV: FUTURE TRENDS Journalism: The Practice and the Potential - Subramaniam Vincent and Ashwin Mahesh Citizen Journalism and the New Media - Ethirajan Anbarasan Online Journalism in India: 2000 to 2005 and Beyond - Sunil Saxena Caught in the Net - Frederick Noronha Blogging: A New Paradigm in Journalism - Subhash Rai Tell Me a Story: Writing and Teaching Narrative - Robin Reisig India: A Billion Testimonies Now - Robert Brown
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