Accountability, democracy, and globalization: a study of broadcast journalism in India

@article{Rao2008AccountabilityDA,
  title={Accountability, democracy, and globalization: a study of broadcast journalism in India},
  author={S. Rao},
  journal={Asian Journal of Communication},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={193 - 206}
}
  • S. Rao
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • Asian Journal of Communication
This paper shows that globalization of the Indian broadcast landscape, despite market pressures, has allowed Indian journalists to seek accountability from the government, and has given audiences a broadcast voice. While increasing pro-market focus of news content diminishes emphasis on public service and democratic debates, in many instances, broadcast journalists give voice to the voiceless and seek accountability from the police and political actors. By analyzing news content and journalism… Expand
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