• Bhatangpodar, Kalahandi, Odisha
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  • Karampur, Surguja, Chhattisgarh
  • Khadkuni and Navapada, Gujarat
  • Annavaram, Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  • Fishermen, Matigudia, Puri, Odisha

When the Dish Knocked Down the Antenna

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IN RESEARCH STUDIES |15/06/2018
Facebook declines as a source of news for users, WhatsApp picks up, and trust in news across nearly 40 countries covered in the report averages 44 per cent.
People across countries say they avoid news because it depresses them, and they cannot rely upon it to be true.
BY RICHARD FLETCHER| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |27/10/2017
There is large variation across nations in the degree to which the audiences for the most popular news brands are polarised along the left–right spectrum,
BY BASEERA RAFIQI| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |11/02/2017
Research abstracts on the Hoot: A section of the media has consistently glossed over the fact of mass graves out of bias or a desire to protect the armed forces,
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Though it could be an important mechanism for fostering relationships between these countries, this and former summits have not factored in media as a sub group agenda.
BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |05/10/2016
According to RNI data, the Muslim demographic does not have a strict correlation with the number of Urdu newspapers in a state — and non-Muslims publish them too
BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |04/10/2016
Far from fading, Urdu newspapers are flourishing and are widely distributed, especially in Delhi and UP. Insights culled from the RNI database from 1957-2015 are fascinating,
BY THE HOOT| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |15/05/2016
And news websites are the largest source of news for youth followed closely by newspapers and newsapps.
BY SMARIKA KUMAR| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |26/02/2016
It’s a basic need. They all want it. But a new study shows how education, age and gender determine internet access.
BY AQSA ZAIDI| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |06/01/2016
How well do India’s multiple language dailies provide essential political knowledge to citizens of this electoral democracy?
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