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Media Adhyayan 9
Edited by Devraj Humagain, Pratyoush Onta, Shekhar Parajulee, Harsha Man Maharjan and Arjun Panthi
2014; Chautari Book Series 83
Pages: vii+238; Price: NRs. 395/- ($25)
Published and distributed by Bhrikuti Academic Publications, Kathmandu
Environmental researcher Sharad Ghimire studies print media coverage of issues related to climate change.
Journalist Ruhi Tewari highlights the shortcomings of rural journalism in the mainstream English daily newspapers of Nepal [translated version of the article originally published in English in Studies in Nepali History and Society, vol 17 no. 1, June 2012].
Media historian Harsha Man Maharjan analyzes how the then royal palace managed intellectuals during the Panchayat era through a reading of Ramjham, a magazine published by the palace.
Cultural Studies expert Bal Bahadur Thapa compares two Nepali feature films, Maitighar and Anagarik, to show how they have promote two different imaginations about the Nepali nation.
Media historian Deepak Aryal examines the role of graphics in print media in the construction of Nepali nationalism.
Media researchers Arjun Panthi and Devraj Humagain describe recent trends in book publishing and the links between commercially successful books and media industry.
Media researcher and practitioner Tilak Pathak reviews the strengths and weaknesses of the first eight issues of Media Adhyayan.
Famous writer Khagendra Sangraula recounts his habits of reading and consuming Nepali media over the years.
Political activist Kalpana Neupane remembers her days at ‘Radio Janaganatantra Nepal,’ a Maoist-run underground radio during the active conflict years.
One of the founding editors of this journal, Shekhar Parajulee, interviews Krishna Prasad Bastola, chief editor/publisher of the daily newspaper Aadarsha Samaj published from Pokhara.
Former chair of Working Women Journalists Sangeeta Lama reviews the comprehensive book on Press Council Nepal written by journalist Binod Dhungel.
Shekhar Parajulee reviews Media Reader edited by Deepak Aryal, Bhuwan KC and Tilak Pathak.
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