The Dawn of Digital India- Television to Internet

Mrinal Singh
2016 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
Television in India has developed into a phenomenon over the past decades. Its entry in India to its success is a subject widely discussed and under controversy from its beginning, till date. What is important and of utmost importance is, to understand its current picture and social understanding. Television, by definition, is a system for transmitting visual images and sound that are reproduced on screens chiefly used to broadcast programs for entertainment, information, and education. Since
more » ... education. Since the beginning of broadcast media in India the focus has been information, education, awareness and entertainment. Tracing back the journalistic and entertainment forums in India to Indian freedom struggle one needs to focus on the sluggish growth due to various political and financial drawbacks. With everyday development in this technological era, we cannot risk to lag behind. The need to keep ourselves updated with all that goes around the world is growing like a well fertilized crop field. Hence the growth and shift of televised shows/ serials to internet is the one that one needs to understand and know what has led to this shift. Internet like television is still a developing phenomenon. Its expanse and reach, growing each second, cannot be overlooked. This paper aims to discuss this transition of one digital forum to another along with the inevitable reference to the ongoing globalisation.
doi:10.9790/0837-02107016366 fatcat:75355pleobftfjj5igqzy4pk7m