Media in India

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Authored by: P. L. Vishweshwer Rao

The Routledge Handbook of the Other Backward Classes in India

Print publication date:  November  2021
Online publication date:  November  2021

Print ISBN: 9780367610548
eBook ISBN: 9781003152873
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The Indian media is monopolistic in terms of caste, lacks diversity in its ranks, content and decision-making with upper castes holding the sway. The representation of the oppressed people: OBCs, SCs, STs and Muslims is negligible. Among journalists, two-thirds were upper castes of whom, half were Brahmins. Ownership of various media houses and groups in the Hindi and English languages follows the same pattern.

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