Making News in India: Star News and Star Ananda

Making News in India: Star News and Star Ananda

by Somnath Batabyal

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ISBN-13: 9781138662438
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/20/2016
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

Somnath Batabyal is currently Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Heidelberg, Germany.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Preface 1. Introduction: News of a middle-class nation 2. Methods and madness: The mechanisms behind this research 3. From state control to corporate hegemony: A brief history of Indian television 4. Corporate incursions: Branding programmes, selling myths 5. Newsworthy? Rating news for an imaginary audience 6. Collaboration and critique: Editorial responses to corporate incursions 7. Optimistic news: What makes the screens 8. Conclusion: Understanding news through ethnography. Appendix. Bibliography. About the Author. Index

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