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Devanshi Lohani
Modern School, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi

Lohani, Devanshi. "MINORI TV: ASSESSING THE REPRESENTATION OF MINORITIES IN GLOBAL TELEVISION." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 11, Nov. 2019, pp. 7055-7062, Accessed Nov. 2019.
Lohani, D. (2019, November). MINORI TV: ASSESSING THE REPRESENTATION OF MINORITIES IN GLOBAL TELEVISION. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(11), 7055-7062. Retrieved from
Lohani, Devanshi. "MINORI TV: ASSESSING THE REPRESENTATION OF MINORITIES IN GLOBAL TELEVISION." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 11 (November 2019), 7055-7062. Accessed November, 2019.

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The growth of television as a medium is progressing rapidly across the world, and especially in India. With the growth of online platforms and internet accessibility, television content and news is venturing into areas that it had previously not done before. In this context, it is further important to acknowledge the fact that with changing social mores, content and news must change along with it. There has been a constant struggle for minorities with respect to their representation in television and the news, the stereotypes used to represent them, and in a country like India, the language. Given the diversity of the country and the number of local as well as tribal languages, it is a worrying trend that the media industry and the government does not provide more of an emphasis on protecting minorities and linguistic minorities in particular. This paper will highlight the key issues with respect to such minorities and the measures that should be taken to ensure their adequate representation on television. The paper will then assess the conflicting issues of representation and censorship and the status of the debate with particular focus on language, concluding with policy recommendations to tackle these issues.