Internet, political communication and media inclusion in India -A conceptual perspective

Usharani N. (2013) Internet, political communication and media inclusion in India -A conceptual perspective. Journal of Media and Social Development, 1 (2). pp. 125-140.

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In the wake of Internet playing crucial role in socialmovements like Anna Hazare'sIndia Against Corruption Movement, 2011 and Nirbhaya's Delhi Gang Rape case of December 16, 2012 this study tries to review the political consequences of Internet in India. Many research initiatives have studied the effects of Internet on political process. The inclusivity of Internet and the flexibility of the communication technology will transform society through political empowerment of ordinary people persuading them to participate in the political process. Democratization of media has facilitated space for public opinion that is evolved through intense participation and commitment by the masses. The recent social and political engagements by the common man in India endorse the premise that Social media like Twitter, Facebook and blogs have become a mainstay for activists around the world to share information and organize protests

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > Journalism and Mass Media Communication
Divisions: Department of > Journalism and Mass Communication
Depositing User: manjula User
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2019 05:28
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2019 05:28

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