In the Indian context, the Indian media-military relationship has evolved over a period of time. This qualitative research study based book has explored the role of media, especially news media, during conflicts in the context of India and its relationship with the military. The objective of the research study was to understand the journey and impact of Kargil Review Committee (KRC) Report on Indian media-military relationship, with special reference to Jammu and Kashmir conflict. It commences with the brief background of India and Pakistan conflict in Jammu and Kashmir with special reference to the Kargil War (1999). It also provides an overview of media-military relationship with US case study and an in-depth analysis of Indian media-military relationship during Kargil War. It further discusses, the Kargil Review Committee (KRC) Report and makes an attempt to understand its impact and journey so far in Indian media military relationship. The book strives to gauge how far the KRC Report had influenced this relationship till date. This book is an essential reading for scholars and academicians of media studies and conflict studies, defence personnel involved in media relations, civilian officers in involved in media relations and public relations, conflict/defence reporters, policymakers, qualitative researchers, communicators to understand how two different institutions Indian media-military functions and evolved with time.
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