TITLE

Regional language press thriving

AUTHOR(S)
Parekh, Vikram
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Fall96, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the growth of the vernacular press in South Asia. Access to newspapers printed in Asians' own languages; Range of publications; Political groups' attack of vernacular dailies; Vulnerability of vernacular publications to social pressure.
ACCESSION #
9609280212

 

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