Video: When the dish knocked down the antenna

IN Research Studies | 04/09/2014
The DTH revolution is sweeping India's villages and the public broadcaster Doordarshan is losing its rural audience to commercial DTH players.
A MEDIA FOUNDATION FILM. MAY 2014. PIX: discussing television in Adilabad, Telangana.








This film is based on focus group discussions recorded in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Odisha.


Farmers in coastal Andhra talk about farm information needs.


Rural women in Dewri, Chhattisgarh, talk about their television viewing.



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