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Introduction: Television at large

ByAswin Punathambekar, Shanti Kumar

All the essays in this special issue deal with the theme Television at large in the political, economic, cultural, and technological contexts of contemporary South Asia. In different ways, each essay outlines the empirical and theoretical significance of understanding television as a dynamic technology, a creative industry, and a vibrant cultural form that is ‘at large’ in a dual sense.