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Transcript: Sainath on Mass Media v. Mass Reality: Part 1 of 5

P. Sainath on Mass Media v. Mass Reality: From Farm and Field to Wall Street Deals A lecture at University of Texas, Austin by P. Sainath, sponsored by the University of Texas School of Journalism, the South Asia Institute, AID-Austin and the Society of Professional Journalists UT. Part 1 || Part 2 || Part 3 …

The importance of media in crisis

Percentage of time devoted to rural news on TV

We see crisis situations happen all the time. Be they natural or man made. Media plays an important role in dispersing situation about them. However, I find that there is crucial lack of coverage in natural disasters that is counterproductive to the recovery of the region. If there is a bomb blast, for example. Along …