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ISBN: 9788121204828    Publisher: Gyan Publishing House Year of publishing: 1994     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 253        Language: English
Description About The Author:- G.N.S. Raghavan entered journalism in 1974, serving his apprenticeship under Khasa Subba Rau, Freedom fighter, who was at that time editor-publisher of the English weekly...Read more
Description About The Author:- G.N.S. Raghavan entered journalism in 1974, serving his apprenticeship under Khasa Subba Rau, Freedom fighter, who was at that time editor-publisher of the English weekly Swatantra, Madras. Coming to Delhi in 1949 join the Thought weekly under the editorship of Arthur Moore, he worked for the Indian Express as political correspondent in Delhi for more than five years. He later served in several media units of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and was Secretary of the Second Press Commission (1980-82). Among his works are Introducing India, published by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations. He wrote jointly with Aruna Asaf Ali a Study of Jawaharlal Nehru under the title Private Face of a Public Person and The Resurgence of Indian Women, both sponsored by the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library. He is the author of The Making of Modern India, Forty Years of the a World's Largest Democracy, and Development and Communication in India?all Published by Gyan.Contents:- From Hicky to Rammohun Roy • Role in National Awakening • Press and Politics: Diverse Voices • Emergence of News Agencies • Attitudes to war crisis • Transition to Independence • Constitution: Letter and Spirit • Cartoon as Commentary • News Agencies at Crossroads • Growth: Indian Languages to the fore 193 • Turn-of the Century Challenges • IndexAbout The Book:- Written By One Who Began As A Practitioner Of Journalism In The Private Sector And Later Worked In Some Of The Official Media, And Who Also Taught Comparative Journalism As Professor At The Indian Institute Of Mass Communication, The Work Takes Note Of All Significant Developments Up To Mid-1994 Including The Debate On Globalisation. It Is Notable For: Establishing Rammohun Roy Rather Than James Claimant Of The Title Of Father Of The India Press Bringing Out The Role Of The Revolutionaries, On The One Hand And On The Other The Liberals Who By Doubling As Journalists Contributed To The Promotion Of Nationalist Consciousness And Social Awareness As Much As The Congress Under Mahatma Gandhi And Jawaharlal Nehru. Telling The Fascinating Story Of K.C. Roy, Pioneer Of News Journalism In India Content Analysis, By Subject Matter And Source Of News Of A Typical English -Language Indian Newspaper Over The 1905-1945 Period. Comparative Analysis Of The Finding And Recommendations Of Press Commissions Of India And Of The United Kingdom A Chapter, For The First Time, On The Cartoon And Cartoonists, Copiously Illustrated Excepted From The Indian Hansard Of The 1975-76 Emergency Period , Censored At The Time And Not Published Hitherto Discussion Of The Little Noticed Report By The George Verghese Panel Of The Press Council Of Indian On Media Coverage Of Terrorism In Punjab And Kashimr. Acuteness Of Analysis, Informed By A Humanism Free Of Political Or Other Dogma, Enhances The Value Of The Extensively Researched Information That Is Packed Into This Volume. It Will Be Found Valuable Equally By Students Of Journalism Interested In Its. Know-Why, Teachers Of The History And Role Of Newspapers In India And Other Countries; And All Those Involved In The Making And Execution Of Policy In Relation To The Information Media., About The Author:- G.N.S. Raghavan Entered Journalism In 1974, Serving His Apprenticeship Under Khasa Subba Rau, Freedom Fighter, Who Was At That Time Editor-Publisher Of The English Weekly Swatantra, Madras. Coming To Delhi In 1949 Join The Thought Weekly Under The Editorship Of Arthur Moore, He Worked For The Indian Express As Political Correspondent In Delhi For More Than Five Years. He Later Served In Several Media Units Of The Ministry Of Information & Broadcasting And Was Secretary Of The Second Press Commission (1980-82). Among His Works Are Introducing India, Published By The Indian Council For Cultural Relations. He Wrote Jointly With Aruna Asaf Ali A Study Of Jawaharlal Nehru Under The Title Private Face Of A Public Person And The Resurgence Of Indian Women, Both Sponsored By The Nehru Memorial Museum & Library. He Is The Author Of The Making Of Modern India, Forty Years Of The A World's Largest Democracy, And Development And Communication In India?All Published By Gyan., Content:- From Hicky To Rammohun Roy • Role In National Awakening • Press And Politics: Diverse Voices • Emergence Of News Agencies • Attitudes To War Crisis • Transition To Independence • Constitution: Letter And Spirit • Cartoon As Commentary • News Agencies At Crossroads • Growth: Indian Languages To The Fore 193 • Turn-Of The Century Challenges • Index
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