Global Perspectives on Journalism in Nepal

Global Perspectives on Journalism in Nepal

Edited by Bhanu Bhakta Acharya and Shyam Sharma

With more than 1000 newspapers, 1100 local radios, 200 television channels, 3000 online news portals, and over 80 colleges providing media education and training, news media, and media education are vibrant fields in Nepal. This book provides a comprehensive overview of Nepal’s news media, including empirical studies, critical reviews, and theoretical and philosophical analyses focusing on journalism and contemporary media practices in the country, using local standpoints and global perspectives. Laying foundations of academic research and discourse, it explores key issues about the state of media and journalism practices of Nepal and situates them against the professional standards of global journalism and journalism education. The book covers all news media, including traditional (newspaper, radio, and television) and digital platforms.

Bhanu Bhakta Acharya is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Ottawa, and Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada, and a member of IAMCR.

Shyam Sharma is an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director at Stony Brook University, USA.

The above text is from the publisher’s description of the book:

Title: Global Perspectives on Journalism in Nepal: Nepalese News Media in the Twenty–First Century
Editors: Bhanu Bhakta Acharya and Shyam Sharma
Published: April 2022
Pages: 342
Publisher: Routledge

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