Critical Caste and Media Studies Part I: Representation and Diversity


On lack of caste diversity in the media world
Patel, A. A. T. R. |. (2009, August 28). When Will The Brahmin-bania Hegemony End? Mint. Retrieved August 22, 2022, from

Gupta, C., Sivaramakrishnan, K., Yang, A. A., Kaimal, P., & Black, P. (2018). The Gender of Caste: Representing Dalits in Print (Global South Asia) (Reprint ed.). University of Washington Press. pp. 1-27.
On caste diversity and representation of Dalits in editorials and newsrooms
Harad, T. (2020, August 10). Survey reveals isolation of Bahujan journalists. Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.
Jeffrey (2001): “[Not] Being There: Dalits and India’s Newspapers”. South Asia. Vol. 24(2): 225-238
Jeffrey, R (2003). India’s Newspaper Revolution: Capitalism, Politics and the Indian Language Press. Delhi: Oxford University Press.
Mandal, D. (2020, November 23). Upper-caste Domination in India’s Mainstream Media and Its Extension. Economic and Political Weekly.
Mondal, S. (2017, June 2). Indian media wants Dalit news but not Dalit reporters. Freedom of the Press | Al Jazeera.
Newslaundry (2019). Our Stories Matter, Representation of marginalised groups in Indian newsrooms. Oxfam India.
Prasad, C. B. (2004). Dalit Diary, 1999–2003: Reflections on Apartheid in India. Pondicherry: Navayana.
Thakur, A. K. (2020). New Media and the Dalit Counter-public Sphere. Television & New Media, 21(4), 360–375.
Uniyal, B.N. (n.d.). In search of a Dalit journalist. Anveshi. Retrieved April 22, 2022, from

Caste in the celluloid world
Akunth, A. (2019, September 1). We decided to remain in the shadows, so you could shine brighter. NANG. Retrieved April 22, 2022, from