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Gender and the Media, Continuities and Discontinuities: Report of NWMI's 12th National Meet 2016

Osmania University, Hyderabad, 11-13 November, 2016

Group photograph National Meet Hyderabad 2016

The Network of Women in Media held its 12th National Meet at Osmania University, Hyderabad from 11 to 13 November, 2016.  The 150 participants who attended the meeting came from Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.  A report of the three days of discussions and debates.


Towards Inclusive Newsrooms

Public Session: Gender  in Media: Continuities and Discontinuities 

Is Small Always Beautiful? Emergence of Telangana State

Reporting From Conflict Areas

Understanding the Labyrinths of Law

Gandhari Ballet Performance

Glimpses into History: A Walk Around the Arts Faculty Building

Media Under Siege

Network Sessions

Strengthening Independent Journalism

Issues concerning Regional Language Media

Network Statement



Presentations from the Hyderabad Meet

Jeyarani on casteism in the Indian ‘mainstream’ media

Ammu Joseph on the bearable lightness of being NWMI…

Kalpana Sharma on changing concerns in the media

Padmaja Shaw on the impact of ownership on media independence

M Kodandaram on the struggle for Telangana State

N Venugopal Rao on the social history of Osmania University Arts College


Articles from the Hyderabad Meet

They break the stereotype, by Jyoti Punwani

Encountering sexism and casteism at work, by Pushpa Achanta

Osmania Courier special issue on the Hyderabad meet