Fast food service providers like KFC and Pizza Hut are aiming to take a root inside our country. The aftermath of such comsumerist and greedy services left huge scar both on health and social lives of people. Considering the scientific reasonings and our country’s develoment phylosophy, can we effort to let fast food giants take its roots in Bhutan?
We really should think more creatively about enabling BBS to outsource to the private sector as well. This will enable us to have more programmes catering to a wider audience, without the need to duplicate full blown channels tt require huge investments. As our speaker at the forum on the potential of b’casting said: Gross under funding leads inevitably to lower quality content and Bhutan is a small market tt will not sustain several large TV channels.
What kind of programming do we want from Bhutan’s radio and TV stations? As proposals for setting up an alternative to BBS TV is being considered, what kind of content will serve a culture and society like Bhutan? Is media merely a business proposal or does it have a direct correlation with the health of our culture and identity?
Thimphu City Corporation has announced that it will build a new public library. What kind of a public library do we need? What kind of a public library would befit the capital of Bhutan? Please share ideas to create a vision for a public library that truly serves the public.