ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Growth and Structural Transformation of Newspaper Industry in India

In India the process of democratisation has been a dominant force in shaping the press. The process has, between the 1960s and the 1990s, seen the movement of politics away from the centre to the states, where negotiations between various class and group interests are most effectively conducted. An important aspect of this transition that saw the rise of dominant local interests has been the changing role of language. This paper attempts to relate the structural transformation of the industry in this period to the large socio economic and political changes.

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