Centre for Communication Governance at NLU delhi
Literature from the Indian Context

Anita Gurumurthy, When Technology, Media and Globalisation Conspire: Old Threats, New Prospects, presented at the World Social Forum in Mumbai, India in January 2004 [open access]

The article presents a feminist critique of globalisation, and the role played by Information and Communication Technology (ICT) systems and structures in furthering patriarchy and neoliberalism. She suggests that there is a need to democratise the information sphere, and to appropriate and re-focus ICTs for the advancement of democracy and the empowerment of women.

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Leela Fernandes, Nationalizing `the Global’: Media Images, Cultural Politics and the Middle Class in India, Media, Culture & Society Vol. 22 Issue 5 (September 1, 2000) [restricted access]

The article intervenes in the debate over the effects of globalization on the nation-state by exploring the ways in which meanings of the global are produced through the nationalist imagination in India. Through an analysis of this process, it calls into question the post-national thesis of the globalization paradigm.

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P.N. Vasanti, Wider debate required for rethink on media FDI, Livemint, November 13, 2009

The article can be accessed from the Livemint website. 

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