Culture and Communication

What is Culture

What is culture?

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Culture and Communication

What is culture? Culture is the way of life observed within specific social classes or even nations. Culture is examined within its social setting. Culture serves as a manual for individuals, providing guidance for their behaviour and interactions within society. Culture is a common understanding that is learned and developed through interaction with other members […]

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Dimensions of Culture

Dimensions of Culture

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Culture and Communication

Dimensions of Culture Our cultural background makes each of us unique as individuals and as part of a larger social group, which is a complex web of norms, practices, beliefs, and symbols. It shapes our perceptions, influences our interactions, and guides our actions. But what does this complex phenomenon that we call culture consist of?

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Culture and Identity

Culture and Identity

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Culture and Communication

Culture and Identity In India, culture and identity are strongly connected, thanks to the country’s many languages, religions, traditions, and histories that have evolved over thousands of years. Indian culture is incredibly diverse, with each area having its own unique culture while still being a part of the larger Indian culture. This is why India

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Cultural and Mass Media

Culture and Mass Media

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Culture and Communication

Culture and Mass Media The relationship between culture and mass media in India is very dynamic. Each has an impact on the other and is, in turn, affected by it, resulting in a distinctive ecosystem that reflects the complexity and diversity of the nation. Be it a potent cultural force like Bollywood, opinion pieces on

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Cultural Transmission

Media as Vehicle of Cultural Transmission

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Culture and Communication

Cultural Transmission Culture is the thread that connects communities and shapes people’s identities, values, and actions. Culture transmission, the process of passing on information, traditions, and values from generation to generation, is at the heart of cultural continuity. In this digital age, media has become an effective instrument for sharing culture, carrying the stories and traditions of diverse

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Media Representations and Stereotypes

Media Representations and Stereotypes

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Culture and Communication

Media Representations and Stereotypes Media portrayals of communities, identities, and cultures greatly impact how people think about and follow social rules. On the other hand, these portrayals hide complicated webs of bias, stereotype, and prejudice below the surface. Therefore, to understand the complex subject of representation and stereotyping in the media, it is important to

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