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Channeling Cultures: Television Studies from India

Biswarup Sen and Abhijit Roy


Channelling Cultures: Television Studies from India is a seminal collection of essays on regional, national and global itineraries of Indian television in the twenty-first century. At a time when the television landscape in India is undergoing a second wave of change with compulsory digitization, new interactivity and convergence, unforeseen forms of televisual publicness and renewed debates on self-censorship, media ethics and the code of content, the essays in the volume seek to provoke a fresh understanding of television as a crucial player in Indian culture and politics. Featu ... More

Keywords: postcoloniality, citizenship, democracy, globalization, consumerism, liveness, affect, feminism, public, private, regional television, news, reality TV, soap opera

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198092056
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092056.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Biswarup Sen, editor
Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and CommunicationUniversity of Oregon, USA.

Abhijit Roy, editor
Associate Professor, Department of Film Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.