The Hindi Boycott conducted by the Manipur Students Union established ripples of xenophobia through the state of Manipur. The result was the rise of the ethnicity and the growth of the state's local newspapers and the electronic media. However, the media is often the instrument used in protest of actions and suffers greatly from such insurgencies. The quality and the quantity of matter in the local newspapers also vary as compared to the Naga newspapers that earn a lot of revenue. At present, there are 15 newspapers in Manipur that are published in the local language. There are three newspapers that are published in English. The English daily Manipur Mail is printed in the tabloid format.
Newspapers in Manipur
Newspapers in Manipur are the democratic instrument that reiterates the views and opinions of the citizens of the state. The newspapers of Manipur are the voice of the people of Manipur and are an appropriate reflection of the political system and the socio-economic relations of the people residing in the valley of Manipur. Presently, there are 18 newspapers that are published in the state of Manipur. These newspapers provide news of local, national and international importance.The newspapers of Manipur comprise of local newspapers and three English dailies. The Imphal Free Press and the Manipur Mail are the two newspapers of the state of Manipur that are published in English. The Matamgi Yakairol and the Sangai Express are the two newspapers that are published in both English and Manipuri versions.
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