Friday, March 24, 2006

Rural Media/Women's media

Shoma Chatterji reports on IndiaTogether on women-driven efforts to use media to cover local social issues: Information as empowerment
Conceived as an anti-poverty effort, the Navodayam project in Andhra Pradesh has grown with government support into a full-fledged media entity taking up coverage of serious local issues. Its members see themselves playing a vital role, and making a difference to the lives of lakhs of women in their districts.

A couple of older related reports:
Media with a message
From women's media to rural media

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