This is a selection of resources on media in India available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet and is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you know of or come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so that we can share them with our readers.
NLB print and digital resources
India’s state-run media: Broadcasting, power and narrative
India’s State-run Media presents a new perspective on broadcasting by bringing together two neglected areas of research in media studies in India – the intertwined genealogies of sovereignty, public, region and nation in radio and television, and the spatio-temporal dynamics of broadcasting into a single analytic inquiry.
All rights reserved, New Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2019
The making of Star India: The amazing story of Rupert Murdoch’s India adventure
Murdoch bought over Star TV in the early 1990s, dismaying analysts with his purchase of a supposedly lacklustre pan-Asian broadcaster. 25 years later, Star India is one of India’s largest media firms, showcasing the potential of India’s media market to the world. This book tells the thrilling story of Indian television through its most notable protagonist- Star TV.
All rights reserved, Gurgaon: Penguin Random House, 2019.
Towards a people’s cinema: Independent documentary and its audience in India
Towards a People’s Cinema hopes to open up more scope for a dialectical exchange between practitioners, audiences, subjects and activists of independent documentary cinema in India, probing the latter as a medium with the radical potential of challenging and disrupting the status quo.
All rights reserved, Gurgaon: Three Essays Collective, 2018.
Transforming social media business models through blockchain
Blockchain technology has the potential to disrupt and transform the social media business space. Nitin Upadhyay offers an accessible discussion of how blockchain can revolutionise social media business models. This book is offers practical advice to stakeholders associated with social media, blockchain and management, including practitioners, leaders and industry partners.
All rights reserved, Bingley: Emerald Publishing, 2020.
Digital India: Reflections and practice
This book offers a multidisciplinary resource on digital government, while specifically focusing on its role within the emerging market of India. Digital India captures lessons, knowledge, experiences (about challenges, drivers, antecedents, etc.) and best practices emerging from implementation of various projects, including social media and networking sites.
All rights reserved, Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2018.
The positive and negative effects of social media in India
The article examines the social and cultural impacts of online social media use in India, particularly Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Topics covered include digital literacy, spread of false information, and social media influence on elections in India.
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