News as Culture: Journalistic Practices and the Remaking of Indian Leadership Traditions

News as Culture: Journalistic Practices and the Remaking of Indian Leadership Traditions

by Ursula Rao

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ISBN-13: 9780857459053
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: Anthropology of Media , #3
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ursula Rao is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Leipzig, Germany. Her research focus is urban life and cultural transformations. She works in the fields of Media Anthropology, E-Governance and Ritual Studies. Some of her recent English language publications are The Cultural Politics of Disadvantage in South Asia ( Asian Studies Review , 33(4), edited together with Assa Doron); Making the Global City: Urban Citizenship at the Margins of Delhi ( Ethnos 74(4): 402-424.); and Celebrating Transgression: Method and Politics in the Anthropological Study of Cultures (Berghahn, 2006).

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations

List of Figures and Tables

Acknowledgements

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Lucknow News

Chaoter 3. Local Voices: Empowerment through News-Making

Chapter 4. Political Reporting: Sites of Engagement – Performances of Distance

Chaoter 5. Infotainment: Re-Writing Politics after Economic Liberalisation

Chapter 6. Conclusions

References

Index

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