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Professor Daya Kishan Thussu, PhD
Communication and Media Research Institute
Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
University of Westminster, Harrow Campus
Watford Road
Northwick Park
Harrow
HA1 3TP
United Kingdom
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Languages

English, Hindi, Kashmiri, Urdu, and Punjabi


Education

Kumaon University, Nanital, India
BSc 1978, MA (History) 1980, MA (Politics) 1982

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
MPhil (International Relations) 1983
PhD (International Relations) 1992
Diplomatic Studies Division
School of International Studies


Current Position

University of Westminster, September 2004–
Professor of International Communication
Undertaking research, teaching and administration. The University of Westminster’s media department is the highest-ranked in research in the UK and internationally respected for its cutting edge research.

Course Leader: MA Global Media
Highly successful programme which I set up in 2004.

Founder Co-Director of India Media Centre, the world’s first academic centre dedicated to the study of media in India and its globalizing tendencies, launched in 2010.

Academic advisor to China Media Centre, University of Westminster


Previous Positions

Goldsmiths University of London, September 2001–August 2004
MA Course Leader, Department of Media and Communications
Undertaking research, teaching and administration in at that time 5* department (highest rated in research in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise). Key roles include:

  • Leader, MA in Transnational Communications and Global Media
    Managing and teaching on this new and very successful MA. With students from across the world, the programme more than doubled its intake since it was introduced in 2000.
  • Coordinator of the MA Research Methods
  • Convening MA course on Political Communications
  • Dissertation supervision.

University of North London (Now: London Metropolitan University), January 2000–August 2001
Senior Lecturer, Mass Communications
Teaching modules on international communication and globalization, journalism and media institutions. Supervision for BA and MA dissertations and PhD supervision.

Coventry University, September 1995–1999
Senior Lecturer, Communication, Culture and Media
Taught courses on both the undergraduate and MA programmes in Communication, Culture and Media. This included teaching comparative media analysis and international media, as well as being course leader for the BA journalism modules. Also taught journalism in an international context for the MA programme and supervised third year and MA dissertations and media group projects. Helped develop a new MA in International Media.

Gemini News Service, London, July 1991–August 1995
Associate Editor
Responsible for commissioning and editing copy from over 100 contributors worldwide, as well as writing regular features. Involved in organising and leading training workshops for journalists from developing countries.

Open University, November 1991–January 1995
Associate Lecturer for Development Studies course, specialising in media and Third World.

Open University, September 1990–June 1991
Researcher and writer on UNESCO report on news-exchange mechanisms in Third World.

Open University, October 1988–October 1989
Visiting Research Fellow, Development Policy and Practice Research Group, Commonwealth Fellowship, researching aspects of Third World coverage in the Western media.

Press Trust of India, New Delhi, India, 1985–1990
Sub-editor, Foreign Section
Selecting, editing and rewriting news copy from international news agencies; news-reporting assignments.


Current Research

Current areas of research include:

  • Political economy of international media industries
  • BRICS and global media contra-flow
  • Creative industries as Soft Power
  • Internationalizing media studies
  • Media and mediated culture in India and among South Asian diaspora

Postgraduate Research Supervision

I have supervised the following PhD students to completion:

  • Ole Johan Mjos: The Globalization of Discovery Network – Awarded, the thesis was published in 2009 by Routledge. Currently working as Associate Professor, University of Bergen, Norway
  • Gabriel Moreno: Deterritorializing the nation through TV news (on a University of Westminster scholarship). Awarded without any amendments. Thesis already published. Currently working as Lecturer in Journalism, Northumbria University
  • Janne Halttu: Toward a Theory of Mediatized Politics: Lessons from the Iraq Crisis 2002-2003 (on a CAMRI scholarship). Working as Head of Communications at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki.
  • Abdullahi Tasiu Abubakar: BBC World Service in Nigeria. Awarded without any amendments. Currently working as Lecturer in International Journalism at City University, London.
  • Bahjat A. Abuzanouna: Enhancing Democratic Communication? Television and Partisan Politics in Palestine. Thesis already published. Currently working as a Lecturer in Gaza University, Palestine.
  • Tzu-Lung Lin: The Ideology of War Video Gaming in a Global Context. Currently working as lecturer in Providence University, Taiwan.
  • Roji Alex: Television news and minorities in India.
  • Jingwei Piao: China’s financial media.

I am currently supervising the following PhD students:

  • Savyasaachi Jain: Journalism ethics in India (nearly complete) – Already working as Lecturer in Media Studies at the University of Swansea.
  • Tiankai Tang: Creating hybrid cosmopolitanism? Cultural encounters, global media flows and Beijing youth.
  • Yu Xiang: ‘Sinicization’ of the ‘Proletarian’ Capitalist?: A New Reflection on Structural Imperialism on CCTV-News and its Foreign Audience

External Examiner for PhD

Ahmad K. Altheidi, Al-Jazeera – From regional to global news broadcaster: A question of news flow and objectivity, University of Sussex, UK.

Neelamalar, Media Coverage of the Kargil War (May-July 1999): The Role of Private Satellite Television Channels in Moulding Public Opinion, Anna University, Chennai, India.

Tal Azran, ‘Contra-Flow’ in Global News: A Case Study of US Media’s Representation of Al-Jazeera’s News Material in the Wake of 9/11, Univeristy of Melbourne, Australia.

Madhusudan, Use and potential of folk media in development communication – a study of select folk formats in Andhra Pradesh, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India.

Norbert Wildermuth, A Cultural Economy of Satellite Television in India, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Nalli Chinna Rao, The Role of Traditional Media in Development: its Utility and Significance in Present Scenario, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India.

Huck Ying Ch’ng, International News Coverage in the Malaysian Press, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Li Zhang, Interactions between news media and external policy: A case of EU-China relations in the post-Cold War era, University of Leeds, UK.

M. Vinaya Kumar, A Factor Analytic Study of Adoption of Telephone by Rural and Urban Women in India: A Case Study of Visakhapatnam District, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India.

Kalinga Seneviratne, Countering MTV Influence in Malaysia and Indonesia, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Yoohee Kim, The Internet and Deliberative Democracy in South Korea, University of Leeds, UK.

Ehab Yassir Bessaiso, Media strategies and coverage of international conflicts: The 2003 Iraq war and Al-Jazeera, University of Cardiff, UK.

Ahmad Alarfaj, How Saudi Arabian Newspaper Writers Depicted the September 11th 2001 Attacks, University of Birmingham, UK.

Lena Dencik, News Practices and Theories of Global Society, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.

Munawar Sabir, Performance of Media in Pakistan in Creating Awareness about Population as an Economic Problem, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

Kuo Huang, Chinese Boxes: Participation among Reality TV Audiences: Two Chinese Case Studies, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Bong-hyun Lee, Market Power Outside the Public Sphere: Globalization, Communication and Economic Elites in Korea, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.

Amarendra Kumar Dash, Advertising Strategey and Culutral Blend: Global Identities in Indian TV Commercials, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India.

Rosidayu Binti Sabran, Political economy of conglomeration and its impact on television programming: A case-study of Malaysia, University of Leicester, UK.

Suman Kumar, Sharing information among the masses: An analytical study of two revolutions – satellite TV & the internet, Acharya Nagarjuna University, India

Janet Harris, ‘A Dismal and Dangerous Occupation’: An Investigation into the Discourses in the Television News and Documentary Coverage of the British Military in Iraq from 2004-2009, Examining how the Coverage Plays Out in Specific Genres, Cardiff University, UK

Alyazia AlSuwaidi, Intercultural Broadcasting: The Approaches of DW-TV Arabia and TRT-Etturkiyye When Targeting Arabic-speaking Audiences, Kingston University, UK

Priyasha Kaul, Postcolonial nationalism Imagination in Contemporary India: exploring diaspora and ‘Indianness’ through Bollywood film, University of Bristol, UK

Kiran Hassan, Political Communications in post-9/11 Pakistan, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, UK

Miri Moon, Journalistic challenges and the international news dynamics in the Korean peninsula, Brunel University, UK

Vasupradha Srikrishna, Sense-making in News Media Organizations: An Intersubjective Understanding, MICA, India

Soumik Parida, A Sense of India through Soft Power, University of Southampton, UK

Sara Essa Al-Ajmi, Negotiating the representations of Arabs in Hollywood Films: Perspectives and Interpretations of Young Kuwaitis, University of Birmingham, UK

Muhammad Farooq Sulehria, Media Imperialism in the Age of Globalization: The case of India and Pakistan, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK

Amir Hamza Marwan, One death, three regions and two stories: A study of the media coverage of the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, British and American media, University of Sheffield, UK

Yi-Hsuan Lai, Articulating East Asia: Inter-Asian Packaging of Taiwanese Idol Drama in the Twenty-First Century, King’s College, University of London, UK


Internal Examiner for PhD

Jude Botelho, Using the Internet for Religion: A study of the possible use of the Internet for religious purposes among the Catholics of the Archdiocese of Mumbai, University of Westminster, London

Noureddine Miladi, The Al-Jazeera Channel and its role in the construction of an Arab Diasporic Public Opinion in Britain and France, University of Westminster, London.

Chin Yik Chan, From the Local to the Global: Chinese Television from 1996 to 2003 University of Westminster, London

Gholam Khiabany, Iranian Press under the shadow of the Islamic state, University of Westminster, London

Xin Xin, From Propaganda Machine to Global News Agency? Xinhua News Agency 1980-2005, University of Westminster, London

Rong Zeng, Global Journalism: communalities and differences between British and Chinese journalists, University of Westminster, London

Ogochukwu C. Ekwenchi, Popular fiction television production in Nigeria: Global models, local responses, University of Westminster, London

Wilberforce Sefakor Dzisah, The news media and democracy in Ghana: 1992-2000 University of Westminster, London

Shuang Li, The new generation of lifestyle magazine journalism in China: The professional approach, University of Westminster, London

Brilliant Mhlanga, The Politics of Ethnic Minority Radio Stations in Southern Africa,University of Westminster, London

Aurogeeta Das, Exploring Traditional and Metropolitan Indian Arts Using the Muggu Tradition as a Case Study, University of Westminster, London

Ehsan Bakhshandeh, Politics of Iran-West relations within the context of Iranian Occidentalism: The Image of the West in the Iranian Press during Reformism (1997-2001) and the Conservatism (2005-2009), University of Westminster, London

Najat AlSaied, Development Initiatives in Programming on Privately-Owned Arab Satellite Television and their Reception among Disadvantaged Saudi Women, University of Westminster, London

Anurika Agina, Nigerian Filmmakers and their Construction of a Political Past (1967-1998), University of Westminster, London

Miao Mi, How Newspapers Respond to Technological Changes: A Comparison between the UK and China, University of Westminster, London

Neil Stevenson, The Production and Mediatisation of Political Talk Television in Britain, the United States and Australia, University of Westminster, London

Helena Nassif, Home Under Siege: Bab-al Hara, Televising Morality and Everyday Life in the Levant, University of Westminster, London


Publications

Thussu, D. K. (2015) Reinventing ‘Many Voices’: MacBride and a Digital New World Information and Communication Order, Javnost – The Public (Journal of the European Institute for Communication and Culture) 22(3): 252–263.

Thussu, D. K. (2015) A BRICS bank to challenge the Bretton Woods system? Inter Press Service (syndicated globally). July.

Thussu, D. K. (2015) BRICS: building a new world order? Inter Press Service (syndicated globally). July.

Nordenstreng, K. and Thussu, D. K. (2015) (eds.) Mapping BRICS Media, London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. and Nordenstreng, K. (2015) Introduction: Contextualizing the BRICS Media, pp. 1-22. Mapping BRICS Media, London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. (2015) Digital BRICS: Building a NWICO 2.0?, pp. 242-263, in Thussu, D. K. and Nordenstreng, K. (eds.) Mapping BRICS Media, London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Making sense of growing global media contra-flow, pp. 123-146 in Hong, J. (ed.) New Trends in Communication Studies. Beijing: Tsinghua University Press, translated into Chinese by Professor Junhao Hong.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) De-Americanizing Soft Power Discourse? Los Angeles: The USC Center on Public Diplomacy, CPD Perspectives on Public Diplomacy, April.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Infotainment, in International Encyclopedia of Political Communication, Oxford: Wiley Blackwell

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Bollywoodization of the War on Terror, Media Watch, 5(2): 198-208.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Television news and an Indian infotainment sphere, in Chenneling Cultures: Fifty Years of Television in India, edited by Bish Sen and Abhijit Roy, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, pp. 129-141.

Thussu, D. K. (2013) Communicating India’s Soft Power: Buddha to Bollywood, New York: Palgrave/Macmillan.

Thussu, D. K. (2013) Re-invigorating Public Broadcasting – Learning from international experience, Yojana (publication of the Planning Commission, Government of India), December.

Thussu, D. K. (2013) De-Americanizing Media Studies and the rise of ‘Chindia’, Javnost – The Public (Journal of the European Institute for Communication and Culture), 20(4):31-44.

Thussu, D. K. (2013) India in the international media sphere, Media, Culture & Society, 35(1): 155-161.

Thussu, D. K. (2013) Paying for News?: The changing face of journalism in the world’s largest democracy, Global Media Journal (Chinese edition), vol. 13, Spring, pp. 29-41, translated by Wang Yao.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) India and a new cartography of global communication, in

The Handbook of Global Media Research edited by Ingrid Volkmer, Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, pp. 276-288.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) A Million Media Now! The Rise of India on the Global Scene, The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, 101(5): 435-446.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) Bollywood globalise, in Monique Dagnaud and Kristian Feigelson (eds.) Bollywood: Industrie des images, special themed issue of Théorème 16, Paris.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) Cultural practices and media production: the case of Bollywood, pp. 119-134, in Mediating Cultural Diversity in a Globalised Public Space edited by Isabelle Rigoni and Eugénie Saitta, London: Palgrave.

Thussu, D. K. (ed.) (2012) Editor’s Introduction International Communication, vol 1, a four-volume set, part of Sage Benchmarks in Communication series. pp. xxi-xli. London: Sage.

Thussu, D. K. (ed.) (2012) Theorising Communication, vol. 2 of International Communication, a four-volume set, part of Sage Benchmarks in Communication series. London: Sage.

Thussu, D. K. (ed.) (2012) Politics and Communication, vol. 3 of International Communication, a four-volume set, part of Sage Benchmarks in Communication series. London: Sage.

Thussu, D. K. (ed.) (2012) Culture and Communication, vol 4 of International Communication, a four-volume set, part of Sage Benchmarks in Communication series. London: Sage.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) Introduction: Dynamics of Media and Terrorism, pp. 1-20, in Media and Terrorism: Global Perspectives, edited by Thussu, D. K. and Freedman, D. London: Sage.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) South Asia and the frontline of the ‘war on terror’, pp. 167-183, in Media and Terrorism: Global Perspectives, edited by Thussu, D. K. and Freedman, D. London: Sage.

Thussu, D. K. (2011) Where big money controls content, British Journalism Review 22(4): 73-78.

Thussu, D. K. (2011) Towards a political economy of Hinglish TV, in Rupert Snell and Rita Khothari (eds.) Chutnifying English, New Delhi: Penguin.

Thussu, D. K. (2011) Media Studies for a ‘post-American world’, pp.143-155, in Frenk, Joachim and Steveker, Lena (eds.) Anglistentag 2010 Saarbrucken Proceedings, Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, Trier, Germany.

Thussu, D. K. (2011) Infotainment Inc.: The Ascent of a Global Ideology in Papathanassopoulos, S. (ed.) Media Perspectives for the 21st Century, London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. (2011) Infoentretenimiento S.A.: la ascensión de una ideología global, in Periodismo en television: Nuevos horizontes, nuevas tendencias, edited by Andreu Casero Ripollés and Javier Marzal Felici, pp. 29-42, Spain.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) The Business of ‘Bollywoodized’ Journalism, in The Changing Business of Journalism and its Implications for Democracy, edited by David Levy and Rasmus Nielsen, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) The ‘Bollywoodization’ of Indian TV News, in Relocating Television edited by Jostein Gripsrud, London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) Television news in the era of global infotainment, pp. 362-373, in Stuart Allan (ed.) The Routledge Companion to News and Journalism Studies, London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) (ed.) International Communication – A Reader, London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) (ed.) Internationalising Media Studies, London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Introduction, pp. 1-10 in Thussu, D. K. (ed.) Internationalising Media Studies, London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Why internationalize media studies and how, pp. 13-31 in Thussu, D. K. (ed.) Internationalising Media Studies, London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Turning terrorism into soap opera, British Journalism Review, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 13-18.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Internationalize Media Studies, Television & New Media, 10(1).

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Information economy in The Palgrave Dictionary of Transnational History, edited by Akira Iriye and Pierre Yves Saunier, New York: Palgrave.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Al-Jazeera in The Palgrave Dictionary of Transnational History, edited by Akira Iriye and Pierre Yves Saunier, New York: Palgrave.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) News agencies in The Palgrave Dictionary of Transnational History, edited by Akira Iriye and Pierre Yves Saunier, New York: Palgrave.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) BBC in The Palgrave Dictionary of Transnational History, edited by Akira Iriye and Pierre Yves Saunier, New York: Palgrave.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) Globalization of Bollywood – the Hype and the Hope. In Andy Kavoori and Aswin Punathambekar (eds.) The Bollywood Reader, New York: New York University Press.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) Globalization of the Media in The International Encyclopedia of Communication, Oxford: Blackwell.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) Fourth Estate in The International Encyclopedia of Communication, Oxford: Blackwell.

Thussu, D. K. (2007) News as Entertainment: The Rise of Global Infotainment, London: Sage.

Thussu, D. K. (2007) The ‘Murdochization’ of News? The Case of Star TV in India, Media, Culture & Society, 29(4): 593-611.

Thussu, D. K. (2006) (ed.) Media on the Move: Global Flow and Contra-Flow, London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. (2006) Mapping Global Media Flow and Contra-Flow pp. 11-32 in Thussu, D. K. (ed.) Media on the Move: Global Flow and Contra-Flow, Routledge (Included in Lechner, F. and Boli, J. (eds.) The Globalization Reader, fourth edition, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Thussu, D. K. (2006) International Communication – Continuity and Change, second edition, London: Hodder Arnold.

Thussu, D. K. and K. Sarikakis (eds.)(2006) Ideologies of the Internet: Concepts, Policy, Uses, New Jersey: Hampton Press.

Thussu, D. K. and K. Sarikakis (2006) The Internet as Ideology, pp. 1-16 in Thussu, D. K. and K. Sarikakis (eds.)(2006) Ideologies of the Internet: Concepts, Policy, Uses, New Jersey: Hampton Press.

Thussu, D. K. and K. Sarikakis (2006) Epilogue: The Internet and its Ideologies, pp. 317-325, in Thussu, D. K. and K. Sarikakis (eds.)(2006) Ideologies of the Internet: Concepts, Policy, Uses, New Jersey: Hampton Press.

Thussu, D. K. (2006) Televising the ‘War on Terrorism’ – The Myths of Morality, in Andy Kavoori and Todd Fraley (eds.) Media, Terrorism, Theory: A Reader, London: Rowman and Littlefield.

Thussu, D. K. (2006) The Globalization of Television, in Encyclopedia of Globalization, series editors: Roland Robertson and Jan Scholte, London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. (2006) Telegraph and the Globalization of Communication, in Encyclopedia of Globalization, series editors: Roland Robertson and Jan Scholte, London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. (2006) Contra-Flow in Global Media: An Asian Perspective, Media Asia, 33 (3-4): 123-129.

Thussu, D. K. (2006) ‘Murdochisation’ of the Media: An Asian Perspective, compos (Brazil), Vol. 18. December www.compos.com.br/e-compos

Thussu, D. K. (2005) From Macbride to Murdoch: The Marketisation of Global Communication, Javnost (The Public), Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 47-60.

Thussu, D. K. (2005) Selling Neo-imperialism, Television and US Public Diplomacy, pp. 271-284, in James Curran and Michael Gurevitch (eds.) Mass Media and Society, 4th edition, Arnold. Also published in Medien Journal: Zeitschrift fur Kommunikationskultur (Austria), 2005, Vol. 3, pp. 67-76.

Thussu, D. K. (2005) Adapting to Media Globalization: A Survey of News Journalists in India, in Hugo de Burgh (ed.) The Making of Journalists, London: Routledge, pp. 127-141.

Thussu, D. K. (2005) The Transnationalisation of Television – the Indian experience, in Jean Chalaby (ed.) Transnational Television Worldwide – Towards a New Media Order, London: I. B. Tauris.

Thussu, D. K. (2005) Media plurality or democratic deficit? Private TV and Public Sphere in India, in Angela Romano and Michael Bromley (eds.) Journalism and Democracy in Asia, London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. (2004) Mapping the ‘Murdochisation’ of the Media in Asia (in Chinese), Journalism and Communication Review, No. 211, Wuhan Publishing House, pp. 101-109.

Thussu, D. K. (2004) Media Plenty and the Poverty of News, in A. Sreberny and C. Paterson (eds.) International news in the twenty-first century, Luton: University of Luton Press.

Thussu, D. K. (2004) International Communication – Continuity and Change (Chinese translation) published by Xinhua Publishing House, Beijing.

Thussu, D. K. (2004) International Communication – Continuity and Change (Korean translation) published by Hanul Publishing Group, Seoul.

Thussu, D. K. (2004) Television and Deregulated Global Markets, in John Sinclair (ed.) Issues in Contemporary Television, London: BFI.

Thussu, D. K. (2004) Mediating American Imperialism, in Anita Biressi and Heather Nunn edited Media War, London: Lawrence and Wishart.

Thussu, D. K. (2004) Murdoch’s War – A Transnational Perspective, in Yahya Kamalipour and Nancy Snow (eds.) War, Media and Propaganda: A Global Perspective, London: Rowman & Littlefield.

Thussu, D. K. (2004) Taming the Dragon and the Elephant: Murdoch’s Media in Asia, Media Development, Vol. LI, No. 4, pp. 34-42.

Thussu, D. K. and D. Freedman (eds.) (2003) War and the Media: Reporting Conflict 24/7, Sage. An Indian edition was published in September 2003 by Vistaar Publications, New Delhi (part of Sage).

Thussu, D. K. (2003) Live TV and bloodless deaths – war, infotainment and 24/7 news, pp. 117-132, in D. K. Thussu and D. Freedman (eds.) War and the Media: Reporting Conflict 24/7, London: Sage.

Thussu, D. K. (2002) International Communication in the Era of Globalization (in Chinese), in the inaugural issue of the Chinese Journal of Media Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1.

Thussu, D. K. (2002) Managing the Media in an era of round-the-clock news: notes from India’s first tele-war, Journalism Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2, May, pp. 203-212.

Thussu, D. K. (2002) Privatizing Intelsat: Implications for the Global South, in M. Raboy (ed.) Global Media Policy in the New Millennium, Luton: University of Luton Press.

Thussu, D. K. (2002) Hollywood’s Poorer Cousin – Indian Cinema in an era of Globalization, Asian Cinema, Vol. 13, No. 1, Spring/Summer, pp. 17-26.

Thussu, D. K. (2001) ‘An ‘Insight’ into CNN’s Coverage of NATO’s First War,’ in Hjarvard, S. (ed.) News in a Global Society, Nordicom.

Thussu, D. K. (2001) Communicazione internazionale: La dimensione Nord-Sud (in Italian), pp. 206-226, in Claudia Padovani (ed.) Comunicazione Globale – Democrazia, sovranita, culture, Torino: UTET Libreria.

Thussu, D. K. (2001) ‘Peacock Press: Indian Media in an Age of Globalisation,’ in K. Firth (ed.) India: Fifty Years After Independence, Leeds: Peepal Press.

Thussu, D. K. (2001) Lost in Space, Foreign Policy, No. 124, May-June, pp. 70-71.

Thussu, D. K. (2000) Media Wars and Public Diplomacy, Javnost (The Public), Vol. VII, No. 3, pp. 5-18.

Thussu, D. K. (2000) International Communication – Continuity and Change, London: Arnold and Oxford University Press: New York (Reprinted 2002, second updated edition published in 2006. A Korean and a Chinese translation published in 2004).

Thussu, D. K. (2000) ‘The Hinglish hegemony- The impact of Western television on broadcasting in India,’ in D. French and M. Richards (eds.) Television in Contemporary Asia, New Delhi: Sage.

Thussu, D. K. (2000) Legitimizing ‘Humanitarian Intervention’? CNN, NATO and the Kosovo Crisis, European Journal of Communication, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 345-361.

Thussu, D. K. (2000) ‘Development News vs. Globalised Infotainment,’ in A. Kavoori and A. Malek (eds.) The Global Dynamics of News: Studies in International News Coverage and News Agendas, New York: Ablex.

Thussu, D. K. (2000) Language Hybridisation and Global Television: The case of Hinglish, The Cyprus Review, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 67-80.

Thussu, D. K. (1999) ‘A Southern View of a Western Aggression – Operation Desert Fox in the Indian Media,’ Journal of Development Communication, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 27-41.

Thussu, D. K. (1999) ‘Privatizing the airwaves – the impact of globalization on broadcasting in India,’ Media, Culture and Society, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 125-131.

Thussu, D. K. (1999) A Southern view of a Western aggression: ‘Operation Desert Fox’ in the Indian media, Journal of Development Communication, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 27-41.

Thussu, D. K. (ed.) (1998) Electronic Empires – Global Media and Local Resistance, London: Arnold and Oxford University Press: New York.

Thussu, D. K. (1998) ‘Infotainment International – A View from the South,’ pp. 63-82, in Thussu, D. K. (ed.) Electronic Empires – Global Media and Local Resistance, London: Arnold and Oxford University Press: New York.

Thussu, D. K. (1998) ‘Localising the Global: Zee TV in India,’ pp. 273-294, in Thussu, D. K. (ed.) Electronic Empires – Global Media and Local Resistance, London: Arnold and Oxford University Press: New York.

Thussu, D. K. (1998) ‘Mapping News Technology in the Digital Age,’ Journal of Communication, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 164-169.

Thussu, D. K. (1998) ‘Diasporic Distances and Anniversary Antics,’ International Journal of Cultural Policy, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 455-461.

Thussu, D. K. (1997) ‘Globalisation of the Infotainment Industry,’ Third World Quarterly, Vol. 18, No 2, pp. 391-396.

Thussu, D. K. (1997) ‘How media manipulates truth about terrorism,’ Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XXXII, No. 6.

Thussu, D. K. (1996) ‘Development News,’ Unit for MA in Mass Communications by Distance Learning, Centre for Mass Communications Research, Leicester.

Thussu, D. K. (1995) ‘Why so much about the Gulf War proved wrong,’ in Bourne, R., News on a Knife-edge – Gemini Journalism and a Global Agenda, London: John Libbey.

Thussu, D. K. and Boyd-Barrett, O. (1993) ‘NWICO Strategies and Media Imperialism: The Case of Regional News Exchange,’ in Kaarle Nordenstreng and Herbert I. Schiller, (eds.) Beyond National Sovereignty: International Communication in the 1990s, New York: Ablex.

Thussu, D. K. and Boyd-Barrett, O. (1992) Contra-Flow in Global News: International and Regional News Exchange Mechanisms, London: John Libbey, in association with UNESCO (translated into Farsi in 2012).

Forthcoming

Thussu, D. K. (2016) The Scramble for Asian Soft Power in Africa, chapter in Zhang, X, Wasserman, H. and Mano, W. (eds.) China’s Soft Power in Africa: Promotion and Perceptions, London: Palgrave.

Thussu, D. K. (2016) The Voice of the Global South? TV News From India, translated into French for inclusion in a collection of essays on Geopolitics of international news channels edited by Tristan Mattelart and Olivier Koch, Paris: Mare & Martin.

Thussu, D. K. (2016) International Communication: Continuity and Change, third edition, New York: Bloomsbury Academic.

De Burgh, H.; Anbin, Shi and Thussu, D. K. (eds.) (2016) China’s Media Go Global. London: Routledge.

Thussu, D. K. (2016) Where Infotainment Rules: TV News from India, in Cushion, S. and Sambrook, R. (eds.) The Rise of 24-hour News Television: Global Perspectives, New York: Peter Lang, second edition.

Thussu, D. K. (2016) The soft power of popular cinema – the case of India. Journal of Political Power.

Thussu, D. K. (2016) The market mantra of journalism in India: business success, ethical failure?, Journalism.

In preparation

Thussu, D. K. (2017) Changing Geopolitics of Global Communication (Contract under discussion with Routledge).

Thussu, D. K. and Roy, S. (eds.) (2017) Handbook of Communication and Media in the Global South. London: Routledge (contract offered by Routledge’s Sustainability and Development Studies series).

Thussu, D. K and Nordenstreng, K. (eds.) (2017) BRICS and Shifting Paradigms of Global Communication. London: Routledge (Contract under discussion with Routledge).

Thussu, D. K. and Xin, X. (eds.) (2018) Communicating Chindian Soft Power? (Contract under discussion with Palgrave/Macmilllan).

Thussu, D. K. (ed.) (2018) A Companion to International Communication (Contract under discussion with Routledge).


Academic Seminars and Conference Papers

Thussu, D. K. (2016) The ‘Soft Power’ of a Globalizing India, Keynote at New India Symposium, University of Brighton, January.

Thussu, D. K. (2016) BRICS building new global communication order? Keynote at ‘Future perspectives in International Communications and Development: Where do we go from here?’, City University, London, January.

Thussu, D. K. (2015) Are BRICS building new world media order? Seminar at Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, November.

Thussu, D. K. (2015) Constructing a New Global Communication Order? BRICS and Beyond, Keynote speech (via Skype) at Global Communication conference at Beijing Foreign Affairs University, October.

Thussu, D. K. (2015) BRICS for a new media order for the digital age, Special workshop on Digitization, World Public Forum, Rhodes, October.

Thussu, D. K. (2015) BRICS building a NWICO 2.0 for the digital age, Special session: ‘Digitalization of media industries in BRICS countries’ IMMAA annual conference, Moscow, September.

Thussu, D. K. (2015) BRICS: Building a New World Order? Keynote speech at INTERCOM pre-conference, Rio De Janeiro, September.

Thussu, D. K. (2015) BRIC by BRIC: BRICS Building a NWICO 2.0? INTERCOM conference, Rio De Janeiro, September.

Thussu, D. K. (2015) Digital BRICS: Building a NWICO 2.0? at the panel ‘Reconfiguring Global Media Hegemony and the Rise of the BRICS Nations’, organized and chaired by me, IAMCR annual conference, Montreal.

Thussu, D. K. (2015) Internationalizing Soft Power: An Indian Perspective, ICA Conference, Puerto Rico, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2015) BRICS Building a New World Communication Order?, panel convenor and chair, ICA annual conference, Puerto Rico, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2015) Mapping India’s Soft Power: Buddha to Bollywood, St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, January.

Thussu, D. K. (2015) BRICS Building a NWICO 2.0? keynote address at the international conference BRICS and a New Information Structure, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute for Asian Studies, Kolkata, India, January.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) India’s Soft Power: Buddha to Bollywood, seminar at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi, December.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Re-configuring cultural diplomacy: Asian soft power in Africa, keynote address at international conference on China’s Soft Power in Africa: Emerging media and cultural relations between China and Africa, Nottingham University’s Ningbo Campus in China, September.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Asianizing Public Diplomacy Discourse: An Indian Perspective, paper presented at international conference on China and Africa Media, Communication and Public Diplomacy, Beijing, September.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Breaking Western Hegemony? Globalization of BRICS Media, keynote address at the international conference on China Media Go Global, Tsinghua University, Beijing, September.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Digital BRICS: Building a NWICO 2.0?, Presentation at the international workshop World Public Forum, Rhodes, September

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Soft Power and the Media Industry in the BRICS, Plenary Panel at the annual conference of IAMCR, Hyderabad, India, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Keynote Address at ‘Film and Media 2014: The Fourth Annual London Film and Media Conference – Visions of Identity: Global Film & Media’, June.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Building BRICS with Soft Power: leading a high-profile panel at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Seattle, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) De-Americanizing Soft Power? An Indian Perspective, American University, Washington DC, April.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Communicating India’s Soft Power: Buddha to Bollywood, Public Lecture at East-West Centre in Washington, in collaboration with Sigur Center for Asian Studies, George Washington University, USA, April.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Global Media and the Rise of the Rest keynote speech at the international conference on Mass media in the modern world, St. Petersburg Readings, St.Petersburg State University, Russia, April.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) From Gautam Buddha to Global Bollywood: An Assessment of India’s Soft Power, Keynote presentation, Université libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, January.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) From Buddha to Bollywood: The Story of India’s Soft Power, Public Lecture at the Association for International Affairs, Prague, organized in conjunction with the Indian Embassy in the Czech Republic, February.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Bollywood and India’s Soft Power, Department of Culture, Media & Creative Industries, King’s College, London, February.

Thussu, D. K. (2014) Harnessing India’s Soft Power: Private Profit or Public Gain? Presentation at Center for Public Diplomacy 2014 Annual Conference on ‘A New Era in Cultural Diplomacy: Rising Soft Power in Emerging Markets’, University of Southern California, USA, February.

Thussu, D. K. (2013) The digial and demographic dividends of an ‘Indian‘ internet, 2013 Rhodes Forum – workshop: Ways to the Digital Society, Rhodes, Greece, October.

Thussu, D. K. (2013) Soft Power and Emerging Nations: Media (Development) for the National Cause, Keynote presentation at FoME Symposium on Promoting Alternative Views in a Multi-polar World: BRICS and their Evolving Role in Developing Media Markets, Berlin, October

Thussu, D. K. (2013) The Challenges of Global Communication, lecture at winter school on Next Generation Global Studies: Spaces and Times of Globalization, University of Padova, Italy, February.

Thussu, D. K. (2013) UNESCO special panel on Exploring the Evolving Mediascape: towards updating strategies to face challenges and seize opportunities, WSIS+10 Review, UNESCO, Paris, February.

Thussu, D. K. (2013) Rethinking Global Media and the Rise of Asia, keynote speech at international conference on Rethinking Media and Journalism Practice, University of Winchester, UK, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2013) Managing Media in a Multilingual Market: The Indian Case, University of Stuttgart, Germany, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2013) The Challenges of Comparative Communication Research, ICA Annual Conference, London, June.

Thussu, D. K. (2013) De-Americanizing Soft Power, ICA Annual Conference, London, June.

Thussu, D. K. (2013) The market mantra of news in India, IAMCR Annual Conference, Dublin, June.

Thussu, D. K. (2013) Global communication and the rise of India, IAMCR special plenary on Changing Geography of the Field: Implications for Communication Theories, Dublin, June

Thussu, D. K. (2012) Reformulating the global in global communication. Keynote presentation at the international conference on ‘The future of global communication and journalism education’, Tsinghua University, Beijing, December.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) Media Studies for a ‘post-American’ world, Public Lecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing, December.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) International Communication in a ‘post-American’ world

Public Lecture, Communication University of China, Beijing, December.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) Media in a ‘post-American World’ – An Asian Perspective, presentation at the World Public Forum, Rhodes, October.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) Internationalizing Media Studies and the ‘Rise of the Rest’, keynote speech at the ECREA annual conference, Istanbul, October.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) Presentation at the special UNESCO panel on Universalizing journalism education? An interrogation of UNESCO’s evolving contribution to the field, ECREA annual conference, Istanbul, October.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) Global Communication: BRICS and Beyond, paper presented at the annual conference of the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Durban, South Africa, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) The role of academic journals in internationalizing media studies, paper presented at the annual conference of the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Durban, South Africa, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) The ‘Talabanization’ of terrorism: Reflections on media coverage from South Asia, paper presented at the annual conference of the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Durban, South Africa, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) Rethinking cultural imperialism, Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, Bonn, June

Thussu, D. K. (2012) Media regulation in India, Centre for Comparative Media Law and Regulation, University of Oxford, June.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) A Million Media Now! The Rise of India on the Global Scene, Public Lecture, University of Westminster, London, March.

Thussu, D. K. (2012) A Million Media Now! Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, April.

Thussu, D. K. (2011) Internationalizing Media Studies for a Post-American World, keynote address at the international conference 50 Years of Communication Research in Local and Global Contexts, Cairo University, Egypt, December.

Thussu, D. K. (2011) Trends in Global Journalism, public lecture at the University of Helsinki, October.

Thussu, D. K. (2011) De-Americanizing Media Studies and the rise of Chindia, keynote speech at the international conference on China and the Global Media World, Uppsala University, Sweden, October.

Thussu, D. K. (2011) Global Communication and the rise of Asia, keynote speech at international conference on Changing Landscape of Global Communication, Renmin University, Beijing, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2011) Foreign Policy for a Digital Age, Keynote panel at AMIC annual conference in Hyderabad, June.

Thussu, D. K. (2011) The business of media in India, University of Greenwich, London, June.

Thussu, D. K. (2011) News contra-flows and the ‘rise’ of Asia, City University, London, April.

Thussu, D. K. (2011) Soft News-Hard Sell: Journalism in Neo-liberal India, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, March

Thussu, D. K. (2011) India as a Soft Power, University of Westminster, February

Thussu, D. K. (2011) Journalism in a Globalized World, SRM University, Chennai, India, February

Thussu, D. K. (2011) Privatized news and the global public sphere, Asian College of Journalism, Chennai, India, February

Thussu, D. K. (2010) European multicultural public spheres and the ‘rise’ of Asia, Centre Franco-Norvegien En Sciences Sociales Et Humaines Paris, December

Thussu, D. K. (2010) The Digital Dividend in a Globalized Media World, keynote speech at international conference on Digital Frontiers: Traditional Media Practices in the Age of Convergence, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, November.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) Media Studies for a Globalized World: a Post-colonial Perspective, Keynote speech at the Anglistentag 2010 annual conference, Universitat Des Saarlandes, Germany, Septmber.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) Global Popular Culture, lecture at the University of Helsinki, Helsinki, September.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) Ten years of the global war on terror. University of Westminster conference on ‘Global Media and the War on Terror’, September.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) ’Chindia’ Challenge to Global Communication, Preconfernce at the International Communication Association’s 60th Annual Conference, Singapore, June.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) Media contra-flow and multicultural public spheres, Centre Franco-Norvegien En Sciences Sociales Et Humaines Paris, June.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) The peril of ‘paid’ news in the world’s largest democracy, paper presented at the annual conference of the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Braga, Portugal, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) Journalism lessons from India, Presentation at ‘Journalism’s Next Top Model’ conference at the University of Westminster, London in association with the British Journalism Review, June.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) Media contra-flow and multicultural public spheres:, Presentation at the symposium on Culture and politics in the public spheres of multicultural societies at Centre Franco-Norvegien En Sciences Sociales Et Humaines Paris, June.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) Cultural practices and media production: a view from the South, keynote speech at the international conference on ‘An alternative self-representation? Ethnic minority media, between hegemony and resistance’ MSHS, Poitiers, France, March.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) Hinglish in the Indian media – linguistic hegemony or hybridization? Public lecture at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, March.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) News business as show business in the world’s largest democracy, presentation at ‘the changing business of journalism & its impact on democracy’ workshop Organized by Reuters Institute, University of Oxford, February.

Thussu, D. K. (2010) Intercultural communication in a globalized world, lecture at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi, January.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Chindia challenge to communication research, Forum on Comparative Communication and Media Studies, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, December.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Media and communication in a multi-polar world: implications for theory-building, Keynote speech at the annual conference of International and Intercultural Communication section of German Communication Association, University of Mannheim, Germany, October.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) The Bollywoodization of TV news? Presentation at international conference on 50 Years of Television in India: Contemporary Issues, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, India, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Internationalize media studies, Presentation at keynote panel on International Media Research, Asian Media and Information Centre (AMIC) annual conference. New Delhi, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Globalization with an Indian accent? Presentation at Les Industries Culturelles en Inde Dans un Monde Globalise, Paris, June

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Global infotainment, London Southbank University, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) India- demographic and digital dividend, Presentation at keynote panel India and Cultural Pathways: Reflections on Identity, History and Scholarship at ICA pre-conference on India and Communication Studies, Chicago, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Global journalism and the ‘Chindia’ challenge, Presentation at special panel on Globalizing Journalism: Where, How, How Much, So What?, International Communication Association annual conference Chicago, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) ‘Internationalization’, Presentation at IAMCR panel at ICA on alternative keywords. International Communication Association annual conference Chicago, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Internationalizing the study of international communication, Presentation at special panel on international communication text books, International Communication Association annual conference, Chicago, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Internationalizing the study of international communication, Presentation at special panel on international communication text books, International Communication Association annual conference, Chicago, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Global infotainment as ideology, keynote speech at International conference on ‘Ii Congreso Internacional De Teoría Y Técnica De Los Medios Audiovisuales’ Castellón, Spain, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) The challenges and opportunities of globalization: an overview, Keynote presentation at the conference of International Association of Young Lawyers and International Bar Association, Berlin, April.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) News as entertainment: the rise of global infotainment, presentation at Power and Pluralism: A media seminar on international reporting, School of Communication and Design, Kalmar University, Sweden, March.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Keynote panel at CAMRI conference African and Arab Media Audiences: Shared Agendas for Research, University of Westminster, March.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) War as infotainment, London School of Economics and Political Science. March.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Global infotainment as ideology, London School of Economics and Political Science, February.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Infotainment – Indian style: Changing contours of TV news in the world’s largest democracy, at the conference on Media Cultures and Politics in Asia and Beyond, University of Lund, Sweden, February.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) The globalization of infotainment, public lecture at the Moscow State University, Department of Journalism, Russia, January.

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Media and public diplomacy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, January

Thussu, D. K. (2009) Towards a political economy of Hinglish television, paper presented at international conference on ‘Chutnifying English’ organized by Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahemadabad (MICA), Mumbai, January.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) Tamasha television, paper presented at international conference on media governance, organized by Jamia Milia Islamia University, New Delhi, December

Thussu, D. K. (2008) Panel member at public lecture on Indian cinema by Saeed Mirza, University of Westminster, November.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) Mapping the ‘Bollywoodization’ of TV news, paper presented at the international symposium on Television and the Digital Public Sphere, Institut Francais de Presse, Paris, October.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) War as Infotainment, paper presented at the international conference on Media and Conflict Resolution, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA, September

Thussu, D. K. (2008) Globalization with an Asian accent, paper presented at the International Communication Section of the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) annual conference, Stockholm, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) Infotainment and neo-imperialism, paper presented at a special panel on Media and Imperialism organized by the History Section of the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) annual conference, Stockholm, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) Infotainment as ideology: the changing contours of TV news, paper presented at the Journalism Studies Section of the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) annual conference, Stockholm, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) Infotainment as diversion, presentation at Reuters Institute, Oxford University, June.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) The globalization of Bollywood, paper presented at conference on Indian cinema at University of Westminster, London.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) News as entertainment, seminar at City University, London, October.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) Ethics and the war on terror, participation at ESRC seminar, Chatam House, London.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) ‘Bollywood’ and global contra-flow, paper presented at a special panel on globalization of Indian cinema, International Communication Association (ICA) annual conference, Montreal, Canada, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) War as Infotainment, paper presented at the ’The Blurring of Boundaries High-tension Aesthetics: Aesthetics and Ethics in Contemporary Media’ conference, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) The ethics of infotainment, paper presented at Media and Ethics symposium, University of Westminster, March.

Thussu, D. K. (2008) War as infotainment, public lecture at the University of Oslo, Norway, February.

Thussu, D. K. (2007) Infotainment and the military on the ‘war on terror’,

ESRC research seminar on Media, Ethics and the ‘war on terror’, November.

Thussu, D. K. (2007) Semi-plenary on Internationalizing Media Studies, IAMCR annual conference, Paris, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2007) Internationalizing Media Studies, special panel, ICA, San Francisco, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2006) The Globalization of Bollywood, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, November.

Thussu, D. K. (2006) Why Internationalise Media Studies and How? Keynote speech at international conference – Internationalising Media Studies: Imperatives and Impediments, University of Westminster, September.

Thussu, D. K. (2006) ‘Infotainment as ideology’, St. Anne College, University of Oxford, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2006) Al-Jazeera and global news contra-flow, at Mapping the Al-Jazeera Phenomenon and its impact on international journalism practice conference organized by Cenre for Arab and Muslim Media Research, London, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2006) Globalization of Infotainment, Reuters Foundation, Green College, University of Oxford, June

Thussu, D. K. (2006) Dependency to decolonization: communication research and the global South, special panel, ICA, Dresden, June.

Thussu, D. K. (2005) Media and Globalization, British Council media seminar, London, November.

Thussu, D. K. (2005) The Globalization/Media Nexus – preconference at ICA, New York, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2005) Development discourse in the era of digital capitalism, Keynote address at International Conference on Rethinking Development Paradigms for the new communication era, India International Centre, New Delhi, February.

Thussu, D. K. (2005) Televising ‘terrorism’ – myths and morality. Cambridge Media Research Interdisciplinary Seminar, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, January.

Thussu, D.K. (2004) Televising global ‘terrorism’ – mediated myths and morality. International conference on Epidemics and Transborder Violence: Communication and Globalisation under a Different Light, Centre for Media and Communication Research, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, December.

Thussu, D. K. (2004) The annual conference of IAMCR, Porto Alegre, Brazil, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2004) Taming the Dragon and the Elephant: Murdoch’s Media in India and China, at the Symposium on Chinese media in Bellagio, Italy, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2004) Problematising the global, symposium organized to launch the journal Global Media and Communication, London School of Economics, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2004) International News: Global Flows and Linguistic Barriers. Keynote address at the international symposium on The Languages of Global News, Centre for Transnational and Comparative Cultural Studies, University of Warwick, April.

Thussu, D. K. (2004) Digital television and the fragmenting public sphere, at the 9th international conference on ‘Broadcasting and Civil Society in the Digital Age’, organised by the Voice of the Listener and Viewer, Royal Society, London, April.

Thussu, D. K. (2003) The transnationalisation of Indian television, South Asia Seminar, University of Oxford, November.

Thussu, D. K. (2003) The dumbing down of politics, Symposium on ‘Can Vote, Won’t Vote’, organized by Journalism Research Unit, Goldsmiths College, University of London, November.

Thussu, D. K. (2003) Televising Conflict in the Age of 24/7 News, Paper presented at The 17 Asia-Pacific Round Table, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August.

Thussu, D. K. (2003) The digital revolution and the emerging ethnic mediascape, paper presented at Digital TV conference at Goldsmiths College, University of London, April.

Thussu, D. K. (2002) Non Just One-Way Traffic – Contra-Flow in Global Media Products. Keynote speech at the fourth joint seminar between Media@LSE and the Annenberg School of Journalism, London School of Economics, December.

Thussu, D. K. (2002) Transnational Television Traffic – the South-North dimension – presented at the IAMCR annual conference in Barcelona, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2002) War as Infotainment, NYU campus in London, at the Goldsmiths/NYU/Leeds joint conference on Communicating Conflict – war and the media after 11 September 2001, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2001) The Internet and National News Agencies, Amman, conference organised by UNESCO and UNDP, January.

Thussu, D. K. (2001) Imported Professionalism – Indigenised Applications: A Survey of News Journalists in India, the ICA conference in Washington, May.

Thussu, D. K. (2000) ‘Wars in the Media,’ UNESCO conference on Global Public Arena, Media and the Information Society, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, November.

Thussu, D. K. (2000) ‘The Broadcasting Bazaar – the impact of globalisation on journalists in India,’ IAMCR annual conference in Singapore, July.

Thussu, D. K. (2000) ‘Media Plenty and the Poverty of News,’ International conference on ‘International news in the twenty-first century,’ Centre for Mass Communications Research, Leicester, March

Thussu, D. K. (1999) ‘Strike against Yugoslavia’ – CNN and the Kosovo crisis,’ Department of Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen, December.

Thussu, D. K. (1999) ‘A Southern View of a Western Aggression – Operation Desert Fox in the Indian Media,’ IAMCR annual conference in Leipzig, July.

Thussu, D. K. (1998) ‘Globalisation as a cultural project,’ conference on ‘Cultural Politics/Political Cultures,’ Sussex University, September.

Thussu, D. K. (1998) ‘The impact of globalisation on broadcasting in India’, IAMCR annual conference in Glasgow, July.

Thussu, D. K. (1997) ‘Peacock Press – Indian media in the age of globalisation,’ International conference ‘India- 50 Years after Independence,’ University of Barcelona, September.

Thussu, D. K. (1995) ‘Western images of Islam,’ International conference on ‘Terrorising the Truth’, Penang, Malaysia, November.


International Conferences

I have organized many important, innovative and well-attended international conferences:

  • Electronic Empires, Coventry University, 1997
  • Media and 9/11, New York University, London campus, 2002
  • Internationalizing Media Studies: Imperatives and Impediments, University of Westminster, 2006
  • ‘Chindia’ challenge to global communication, preconference at the International Communication Association annual conference, Singapore, June 2010
  • 9/11+10: Global media and the war on terrorism, University of Westminster, September 2010
  • India as a Soft Power, University of Westminster, February 2011
  • Changing Face of Indian Journalism, University of Westminster, September 2011
  • Communicating Soft Power: Comparative Perspectives from India and China, University of Westminster, September 2013.
  • China and the Changing Geopolitics of Global Communication, April 2016

Funded Research Projects

Media Systems in Flux: The Challenge of the BRICS countries (2012-2016), based at University of Tampere, Finland and funded by the Finnish Academy: 600,000 Euros.

The changing business of journalism (2008-10). A project on the changing nature of business of journalism and its implications of democracy in collaboration with the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford University: £5,000.

UNESCO – expert member on UNESCO’s World Trends Report, produced by Freedom of Expression and Media Development Division of UNESCO, (2012-2014): 2,000 Euros.


Executive Editor

Founder and Managing Editor of Sage journal Global Media and Communication, http://gmc.sagepub.com which entails significant academic as well as editorial and financial responsibilities. Global Media and Communication has already established itself as a major journal in the field. The journal has an explicitly international editorial agenda.


Editor-in-Chief

Global Media and China (Sage journal, launched in 2016)


Series Editor

Series editor for two book series launched by Routledge in 2009 to reflect growing internationalization of media, culture and communication.

Internationalizing Media Studies series

Already published
Internationalizing Media Studies
Edited by Daya Kishan Thussu

Popular Media, Democracy and Development in Africa
Edited by Herman Wasserman

The Korean Wave: Korean Media Go Global
Edited by Youna Kim

Mapping BRICS Media
Edited by Kaarle Nordenstreng and Daya Kishan Thussu

Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies series

Already published
Internationalizing Internet Studies: Beyond Anglophone Paradigms
Edited by Gerard Goggin, Mark McLelland

Media Consumption and Everyday Life in Asia
Edited by Youna Kim

Audience Studies: A Japanese Perspective
By Toshie Takahashi

Global Media Ecologies: Networked Production in Film and Television
By Doris Baltruschat

Iranian Media: The Paradox of Modernity
By Gholam Khiabany

Media Globalization and the Discovery Channel Networks
By Ole J. Mjos

Music, Social Media and Global Mobility: MySpace, Facebook, YouTube
By Ole Mjos

Media Power and Democratization in Brazil: TV Globo and the Dilemmas of Political Accountability
By Mauro P. Porto

Popular Television in Eastern Europe During and Since Socialism
Edited by Timothy Havens, Aniko Imre and Katalin Lustyik

The Global News Challenge: Market Strategies of International Broadcasting Organizations in Developing Countries
By Anee Geniets

Al Jazeera and the Global Media Landscape: The South is Talking Back
By Tine Figenschou

Online Journalism in Africa: Trends, Practices and Emerging Cultures
Edited by Hayes Mawindi Mabweazara, Okoth Fred Mudhai, Jason Whittaker

Modernization, Nation-Building, and Television History
Edited by Stewart Anderson, Melissa Chakars

Popular Television in Eastern Europe during and since Socialism
Edited by Timothy Havens, Anikó Imre, Katalin Lustyik

Media Across Borders: Localising TV, Film and Video Games
Edited by Andrea Esser, Iain Robert Smith, Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino

European Media Policy for the Twenty-First Century: Assessing the Past, Setting Agendas for the Future
Edited by Seamus Simpson, Manuel Puppis, Hilde van den Bulck

Asian Perspectives on Digital Culture: Emerging Phenomena, Enduring Concepts
Edited by Sun Sun Lim, Cheryll Soriano

Digital Politics and Culture in Contemporary India: The Making of an Info-Nation
By Biswarup Sen

Forthcoming
Understanding Media and Culture in Turkey: Structure, Spaces, Voices
Edited by Christian Christensen, Miyase Christensen


Training and Workshops

Training on development communication for journalists from South and Southeast Asia Bangkok, 1992, supported by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Dealing with democracy. Led a UNDP workshop for journalists in Malawi at the time of the African nation’s first multi-party election in 1993.

The Internet and National News Agencies, Amman, workshop organised by UNESCO and UNDP, in 2001.

Organized and ran three British Council supported workshops for senior Chinese journalists – in Beijing, Chongqing and Guangzhou, in 2004.


Membership of Professional Bodies

Elected member, 2000-2012, of International Council of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) – one of the world’s biggest and most international professional body in the area of media and communications research.

Member of IAMCR’s Global Media Policy Group.

Former member of the international advisory committee of the Singapore-based Asian Media and Information Centre (AMIC), Asia’s premium research organisation in the field of media and communication.

Member of Academic Advisory Committee at CCPN Global (China in Comparative Perspective Network Global), a UK-based global academic society

Chatham House, London

UK representative for AMIC

International Studies Association

International Communication Association (ICA)

Commonwealth Journalists Association

Indian Journalists Association (Europe)

Just World Trust, Malaysia

Third World Network, Malaysia


Awards

Distinguished Scholar Award by the International Communication Section of the International Studies Association, 2014


External Positions

External Examiner, BA Media Studies, University of Westminster, London (2001-2004)

External Examiner, MA Transnational Communication and the Global Media, Goldsmiths, University of London (December 2000-August 2001)

External Examiner, MA International Communication, University of Leeds, 2002-2006

External Examiner, MA Communication, Culture and Media, Coventry University 2007-2008

External Examiner, BA Communications, University of Malta, 2004-2007

External Examiner, MA Global and Globalization, Nottingham Trent University, 2009-2012

External Examiner, University of Technology, Mauritius, 2013-2016

Visiting Professor, New York University, London campus

Visiting Professor, University of Helsinki, Finland

Visiting Professor, Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris-II)

Visiting Professor, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Visiting Professor, University of Padova, Italy

Visiting Professor, Communication University of China, Beijing

Visiting Professor, Stockholm University, Sweden

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Mudra Institute of Communication Ahmedabad, India

Member of International Advisory Board for Bachelor Communication and Media programme at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication of Erasmus University

External supervisor to James Painter, Americas Executive Editor, BBC World Service and Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford University: ‘The emergence of state-financed news channels – a case study of Telesur’

External supervisor to Fellows at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford University

External advisor on Professorial appointment panel in media and communication, University of Leeds, 2006

External advisor on Professorial appointment panel in media and communication, University of Vienna, 2013

External advisor on Professorial promotion in universities around the world External advisor to Deutsche Academy, Bonn

Expert evaluator of research funding bids for New Security Challenges Programme of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Expert evaluator of Leverhulme Professorial fellowship

Expert evaluator for Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

Expert evaluator for Australian Research Council

Panel member for Journalism Studies at the AHRC

Expert evaluator for British Academy

Expert evaluator for British Council

Expert evaluator for Fulbright Commission

Expert evaluator Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Expert evaluator for National Research Foundation of South Africa

Expert evaluator for de l’Institut Universitaire de France

Expert evaluator for Ireland’s Research Council

Member of UK Quality Assurance Agency Benchmarking Reference Group for Communication, Media, Film and Cultural Studies

South-South Communication, Concept Paper for UNDP, 2010

Expert for UNESCO report on Freedom of Expression

International Advisory Board member of Association of Communication and Media Studies, New Delhi

Editorial Board member of Javnost (the Public)

Editorial Board member of Chinese Journal of Communication

Editorial Board member of Pacific Journalism Review

Editorial Board member of Asian Journal of Communication

Editorial Board member of Media Asia

Editorial Board member of Asia Pacific Media Educator

Editorial Board member of Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies

Editorial Board member of Global Media Journal (www.globalmediajounal.com, ISSN 1550-7521)

Editorial board member of Vek informatsii (Information Age) (Russian)

Editorial board member of Journal of Creative Communication

Foundational Editorial Board member of Communication, Culture & Critique

Foundational Editorial Board member of Journal of African Media Studies

Foundational Editorial Board member of Middle East Journal of Communication and Culture

Foundational Editorial Board member of Mass Communicator: A Journal of Communication Studies

Editorial board member of adComunica: Scientific Journal of Strategies, Trends and Innovation in Communication (www.adcomunicarevista.es)

Editorial board member of Journal of Creative Communication

Foundational Editorial board member of Culture and Society in The Middle East (Iran)

Foundational Editorial Board member of Media Industries

Foundational Editorial board member of Vek informatsii (Information Age)

Member of International Consultation Board of the Journal of China in Comparative Perspective


Editorial Consultant

Reviewed book proposals for such publishers as Sage, Blackwell, Routledge, Polity, Palgrave, Edinburgh University Press and Arnold;

Reviewed research articles for journals such as Journalism, Journal of Communication, Interntional Journal of Press / Politics, Contemporary South Asia, Javnost, Communications: The European Journal of Communication Research, Media Culture & Society, International Journal of Communication; New Media and Society, Media History, Chinese Journal of Communication, Communication Theory, Asian Journal of Communication and Journalism Studies.


Media Appearances

BBC World Service Radio, BBC World News, BBC Radio 4, Radio Monocle, BBC TV News, Sky News, Al-Jazeera English, RT, PTI, Inter Press Service, Press TV, Talk Radio Europe, India Abroad News Service, Financial Times, The Guardian, The Economist.