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Democratic and Participatory Potentiality of Community Video in India

, , Gauhati University, India

Asian Journal of Distance Education Volume 12, Number 2 ISSN 1347-9008


Community media may be termed as any form of media that is created, managed and controlled by a community or a social group, either its’ existence in a geographic terrain or its’ identity or interest. The nature of community media is different from commercial media or state run media. As media created by a community, there is an implied component of community engagement in the management, production, circulation etc. The community media may be based on different forms of media, such as print, electronic or new media. Community newspapers, community magazines come under community print media. It is perhaps oldest form of community media after traditional folk media. The practice of publishing community newspapers and magazine constitutes one of the most common trends of community


Dutta, A. & Ray, A. Democratic and Participatory Potentiality of Community Video in India. Asian Journal of Distance Education, 12(2), 20-36. Retrieved November 19, 2018 from .