Headlines from the heartland : reinventing the Hindi public sphere /

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 su...

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Main Author: Ninan, Sevanti
Format: eBook
Published: Los Angeles [Calif.] : SAGE Publications, ©2007.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Overview: Reinventing the Public Sphere; The Evolution and Growth of Hindi Journalism; A Rural Newspaper Revolution; Creating New Media Hubs; Local Newsgatherers; The Universe of Local News; Media and Commerce; Journalists and Politicians; Caste and Communalism; The Development Discourse; Reconfiguring the Public Sphere; Change and Attrition.