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Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims - 2020)?

Question 1

“The Government’s communication policy has had a crippling effect on public relations and national morale as AIR and DD came to be used as a propaganda trumpet rather than as a voice of India to its multitudinous diversity”. Discuss suggesting broadcasting reforms India should contemplate with special reference to Prasar Bharti.

Source:

http://www.ifp.co.in/nws-12841-reforming-prasar-bharati/

http://www.newindianexpress.com/editorials/Free-Prasar-Bharati-of-Government-Control/2013/12/25/article1963485.ece

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/edit/prasar-bharatis-troubles.html

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/expert-panel-favours-total-autonomy-for-prasar-bharati/article5615203.ece

Question 2

“Community Radio has been advocated as a powerful instrument of social change”. Substantiate with the challenges CR is facing to get vital coverage.

Source:

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/community-radio-stations-may-get-support-scheme/article4423957.ece

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/community-radio-should-focus-on-social-development-sarath-kumar/article5560978.ece?css=print