Category Archives: Media portrayal

“[W]e live in a world of rapid development in the media [and] everyone has different influences from where they live and change in different directions.” – Santali poet, scholar and translator Ivy Imogene Hansdak interviewed by Norwegian writer and filmmaker Audun Nedrelid (The Johar Journal, Vol. II, January-June 2021)
https://joharjournal.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Volume-II-January-June-2021.pdf
https://indiantribalheritage.org/?p=35277

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Video | The festival that gives freedom to women to make choices about their marriage: A tradition for over 250 years – Odisha

Source: Unique Tribal Wedding CustomsAddress : http://www.videovolunteers.org/unique-tribal-wedding-customs/Date Visited: 15 December 2022

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Proper coverage of “deprivation”: Ethical considerations for students of Indian journalism

Asian College of Journalism: Covering Deprivation During the first semester, all students take a required course— the only one of its kind taught by a journalism school anywhere in the world — Covering Deprivation. Deprivation” refers to the inability of … Continue reading

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Press Freedom in “The World’s Largest Democracy” – Fact checking

The Centre has issued directions for blocking multiple YouTube videos and Twitter posts sharing links to the controversial BBC documentary ‘India: The Modi Question’ […] using the emergency powers under the IT Rules, 2021. Source: The Telegraph, 21 January 2023URL: … Continue reading

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Video | Development starts with community: Bunker Roy (Founder, Barefoot College) – Rajasthan

AddressBAREFOOT COLLEGETilonia-305816, Via MadanganjDistrict Ajmer, Rajasthan, India Source: Barefoot College | Contact UsAddress : http://www.barefootcollege.org/about/contact-us/Date Visited: Sat Nov 09 2013 19:46:25 GMT+0100 (CET) Barefoot College is a non-governmental organization that has been providing basic services and solutions to problems in … Continue reading

Posted in Community facilities, Democracy, Ecology and environment, Economy and development, Education and literacy, Figures, census and other statistics, Gandhian social movement, Homes and utensils, Media portrayal, Misconceptions, Modernity, Networking, Organizations, Puppetry, Quotes, Revival of traditions, Rural poverty, Social conventions, Storytelling, Success story, Video resources - external, Women | Comments Off on Video | Development starts with community: Bunker Roy (Founder, Barefoot College) – Rajasthan

Film review of “Have you seen the Arana?”: Award winning documentary feature on Wayanad’s treasure trove of flora and fauna – Kerala

Online viewing: Trailer and more information >> Bikas Mishra writes about Sunanda Bhat’s documentary feature which won the John Abraham Award recently | Read the entire review here >> The Adiya people of Wayanad believe that their goddess has turned into the  lizard Arana. … Continue reading

Posted in Eco tourism, Ecology and environment, Economy and development, Film, Health and nutrition, Media portrayal, Names and communities, Nature and wildlife, Quotes, Revival of traditions, Storytelling, Success story, Trees, Wayanad | Tagged | Comments Off on Film review of “Have you seen the Arana?”: Award winning documentary feature on Wayanad’s treasure trove of flora and fauna – Kerala