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Role of Dish Channel on Social Background in a Rural Community of Bangladesh
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Volume 5, 2017
Issue 1 (February)
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Authors
[1]
Sayeed Mahmud, Department of Community Medicine, Chittagong Medical College, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
[2]
Abu Zafar Mahmudul Haq, Department of Business Administration, City University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
[3]
Nazmun Nahar, IMAGE Social Welfare Organization, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
Abstract
The study was conducted to highlight the social background of dish channel users in a rural community of Bhatiari, Chittagong. The study is a descriptive type study based on interviews among 191 respondents with the help of pre-structured questionnaires. Selection of the venues and respondents were done purposively. Analyses were made through frequency and percentage. Many outcomes were derived from the study. All of the respondents had dish channels with their TV and all of them mentioned dish channel watching habit. Respondents mentioned that watching dish channels updated the world news information. Among the family members of the respondents’, majority spent 1-2 hours daily to watch different programs. Majority of respondents told that thereis no influence of dish channels in familial conflicts and fewer numbers of respondents narrated the impacts of dish channels in familial conflicts and disharmony. It is also indicated that study is hampered by dish channels. The study is concluded by recommending some measures.
Keywords
Bangladesh, Dish Channel, Social Background, Rural People
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