Media and the Maverick Mind: Need for Media Literacy: A Lay View

Powdyel, Thakur S.

In: Media and public culture: proceedings of the Second International Seminar on Bhutan Studies. Centre for Bhutan Studies, Thimphu 2007, pp. 246-273 . ISBN 99936-14-41-6

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This paper makes an attempt to provide a glimpse of the evolution of media over the years in response to the changing warrant of times. Then it discusses the scope of media literacy and the importance and characteristics of media and media bias. An attempt is then made to discuss the advent of mass media in Bhutan and their role in the emerging political scenario. The paper concludes by suggesting the need for a more enlightened responsibility for the Bhutanese media.

Document type: Book Section
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 14 April 2009
ISBN: 99936-14-41-6
Faculties / Institutes: Research Organisations / Academies > Centre for Bhutan Studies
DDC-classification: News media, journalism, publishing
Controlled Subjects: Bhutan, Massenmedien, Mediengeschichte
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gesellschaftliche Verantwortung, Bhutan , Mass Media , Media History , Social Responsibility
Subject (classification): Media
Countries/Regions: Bhutan