Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Mass media and the Modi ‘wave’

What have been the consequences of the extreme mediatisation of the elections and how did we get here?

Jun 30, 2014

A great newspaper market

Trivialisation of news in India’s national English-language press hides larger trends that are overtaking the media world – taking news to the villages.

Oct 01, 2006

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