Media and Society: Challenges and Opportunities

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  • Author :Vir Bala Aggarwal
  • Year of Publication :2002
  • ISBN: :9788170229964
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XXIV, 168
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Journalism and Mass Communication, Sociology

About the Book :

The book has grown out of the papers presented at the National Seminar on Media and Society: Challenges and Opportunities, organised by the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Hirnachal Pradesh University, Shirnla, in October 2000. A large number of distinguished scholars from all over the country, several of them with life time devotion to the profession, faculty members from universities and media professionals participated in the seminar. The papers included in the book are of contemporary relevance and cover subjects including media and social responsibility, communication technology, media in conflict situation, journalism and a most of other topics on media and development. It is hoped that the book would prove valuable for the students, teachers and scholars of mass communication in updating their knowledge in the subject.

About Author :

Vir Bala Aggarwal, a senior researcher and academic, had a brilliant scholastic career in MJ and B. Tech (Printing Technology). She worked role of mass media in development, for her dissertation for Ph. D. She has published and presented a large number of papers on media issues in journals, and regional and national seminars. Presently working as the Chairperson, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, she specializes in communication theory, printing technology and development issues; and is associated with a number of journalism departments as a resource persons.