International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Social Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017 | Rating: 6.3 / 10


Print Journalism of Manipur: A Historical Perspective

Dr. Ganesh Sethi [2] | Moirangthem Indrakumar Singh


Abstract: The early history of print media for Manipur however remained less documented. It is unfortunate that the newspapers which were published before the end of the Second World War became unavailable antics. This paper seeks to offer a fundamental reading of the history of growth and development of Manipuri Journalism in Manipur. It traces the origin of newspapers in the state from the late 1910s till the merger of the state with Indian Union in 1949 on 15th October. It also attempts to exemplify, whenever it deems appropriate, the gravity of the political situation in the context of journalism by scaling historic events related the era of any particular newspapers. It is not, by any means, a complete compendium of the Manipuri journalism.


Keywords: Manipuri newspapers, Manipur media, journalism history, print media, early journalism


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017,


Pages: 1664 - 1669


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