Post-media Challenges to the Political Narrative of Respect, Reverence and Rule

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The article, while discussing the ‘demand for respect’ for political leaders in the contemporary media narrative, delineates the rubric of policing political expression and protest language of the masses and how it conforms to the older forms of persuasion. Through an analysis of online media texts, the article then limns the disjunctures in this sovereignty through newer languages of online memes and the absurdity of future mediascape.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1135-1147
JournalStudies in Indian Place Names
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 3 Dec 2020
Externally publishedYes
Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed
EventJTA Multidisciplinary International Conference - New Delhi, India
Duration: 16 Feb 2020 → …


  • political communication
  • protest discourse
  • populism
  • Iconography
  • content analysis
  • Twitter, social media

Publication forum classification

  • Publication forum level 0

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Communication
  • Cultural Studies


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