Category Archives: Research Papers

Broadcast Bill 2007: A Review of Debates in the News

Much ado, less cheer: PTI Public Missing in Broadcast Bill Debate: Ammu Joseph Big Brother in Broadcast Bill: Broadcast & CableSat Tricky Road to Media Regulation: S Narrain My purpose is to find out debates around Draft Broadcast Bill 2007

Broadcast Bill 2007: A Review of Debates in the News

Much ado, less cheer: PTI Public Missing in Broadcast Bill Debate: Ammu Joseph Big Brother in Broadcast Bill: Broadcast & CableSat Tricky Road to Media Regulation: S Narrain My purpose is to find out debates around Draft Broadcast Bill 2007

Teleworking in India: Pros, Cons and Scope

Introduction: ‘Tele’ means distance. The term ‘telework’, strictly speaking, thus, means ‘distant working’. In practice, however, it refers to a specific mode of distant working, whereby employees or freelancers offer their services, using telematics, on a site which is geographically

Teleworking in India: Pros, Cons and Scope

Introduction: ‘Tele’ means distance. The term ‘telework’, strictly speaking, thus, means ‘distant working’. In practice, however, it refers to a specific mode of distant working, whereby employees or freelancers offer their services, using telematics, on a site which is geographically

Effect of Globalization on Indian Television and Culture

Introduction With the advent of satellite technology, television has been credited to bringing about the globalisation process because of its extensive international reach of programmes. In this age of multi-channel global television, the world is shrinking and the geographic barriers

Effect of Globalization on Indian Television and Culture

Introduction With the advent of satellite technology, television has been credited to bringing about the globalisation process because of its extensive international reach of programmes. In this age of multi-channel global television, the world is shrinking and the geographic barriers

News in the Online World

Introduction Prediction 52: In the future, everyone will be a news reporter. – Scott Adams, The Dilbert Future (1998: 202) It seems that the future that the above quote is talking about is NOW. For a long time, gatekeeping has

News in the Online World

Introduction Prediction 52: In the future, everyone will be a news reporter. – Scott Adams, The Dilbert Future (1998: 202) It seems that the future that the above quote is talking about is NOW. For a long time, gatekeeping has

Alternative Media and the Chhara Community

Introduction Definition: “Media which provide alternatives to the mainstream media in a given context. They are small scaled and oriented towards specific communities especially disadvantaged groups. They are independent from state and market, horizontally structured and allow the facilitation of

Alternative Media and the Chhara Community

Introduction Definition: “Media which provide alternatives to the mainstream media in a given context. They are small scaled and oriented towards specific communities especially disadvantaged groups. They are independent from state and market, horizontally structured and allow the facilitation of

Sting Operation: Legal, Illegal or Beyond the Law

Problem Definition As the fourth estate outside the Government, the media plays an important role in a democratic society. In fact, democratic credentials are judged by the extent of freedom the media enjoys in a particular state. This is why

Sting Operation: Legal, Illegal or Beyond the Law

Problem Definition As the fourth estate outside the Government, the media plays an important role in a democratic society. In fact, democratic credentials are judged by the extent of freedom the media enjoys in a particular state. This is why

Primary Research on Local Cable TV Business Around New Friends Colony

Objectives We researched the cable TV business in our locality to understand: The structure of the business How it works What changes it has gone through over a period of time How the coming of DTH affected the cable business

Primary Research on Local Cable TV Business Around New Friends Colony

Objectives We researched the cable TV business in our locality to understand: The structure of the business How it works What changes it has gone through over a period of time How the coming of DTH affected the cable business

Is Social Media the Future of News?

Problem Definition News has become an important element of community – something around which we gather, connect and converse. In the past, these conversations have taken place around dinner tables, on group hikes or at book parties. Now, via cyberspace,

Is Social Media the Future of News?

Problem Definition News has become an important element of community – something around which we gather, connect and converse. In the past, these conversations have taken place around dinner tables, on group hikes or at book parties. Now, via cyberspace,

Digital Media and Conceptions of the Public Sphere

Introduction The appearance of a great variety of new information and communication technologies and their rapid spread in various layers of society have radically modified people’s communicative practices and their information-handling behaviours. Simultaneously, both scientific and lay representations of communications

Digital Media and Conceptions of the Public Sphere

Introduction The appearance of a great variety of new information and communication technologies and their rapid spread in various layers of society have radically modified people’s communicative practices and their information-handling behaviours. Simultaneously, both scientific and lay representations of communications

Media’s Role in Society

Problem Definition Near-constant exposure to media is a fundamental part of contemporary life, more so because they consistently generate popular interest and debate about almost all aspects of society. Media act as the bridge between our private and public worlds,

Media’s Role in Society

Problem Definition Near-constant exposure to media is a fundamental part of contemporary life, more so because they consistently generate popular interest and debate about almost all aspects of society. Media act as the bridge between our private and public worlds,