The heart and soul of ethnography lies in anthropological study within specific caste, ethnicity, and gender. In mass media research, the anthropological ethnography dominates through some of the aspects that focuses on geographical locations and ethnicity which is not relevant in the age of media and technology. The mass media has gained its own gravity, uniqueness, and distinctiveness at present as it fulfills the need and interest of individuals/society. As such fieldwork, participants, and positioning a debate within the realm of “anthropological ethnography” is not sufficient to understand the subjectivities of mass media. In such a context, this article analyzes and presents field, fieldwork strategies, participants’ and researchers’ roles that demands wideness in mass media research.
Media Ethnography, Fieldwork, Insider and Outsider Dilemma
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Bhandari, B. K. (2019). Media Ethnography: Demands Alternative. The Qualitative Report, 24(1), 193-203. Retrieved from https://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol24/iss1/15