Education
Educational Qualifications
Ph.D

1997-2002

AJK, MCRC (NEW DELHI, NEW DELHI, India)

Educational Researches
Ph.d

1997 - 2002

Role of Mass Communication in prevention and control of AIDS: Mass media strategies in Indiaa

Professional Experience
Achievements
Awards & Honours
Won the Best Research Paper Award at the 4th International Conference on Journalism and Mass Communication ( JMComm 2015) held at Singapore 5th and 6th October 2015.
Conferred the `HamariBeti’ award by the Rotary Club of Chandigarh on the occasion of International Women’s week on March 11, 2013, for promoting the cause of women empowerment through community radio.
Awarded the `Woman of Action’ award by Confederation of Indian Industries on the International Woman’s Day Conclave, 2015.
Books/Chapters of Book Published
The inconvenient truth of environment reporting: Influence of news values on news reporting. In Krishan Sharma, Shalina Mehta, AK Sinha ( Eds) : Global Warming, Human Factors and Environment : Anthropological perspectives, Excel Publishers, New Delhi, 201

ISSN/ISBN No: ISBN: 978-93-81361-8

Media on the move: Mobile phones as the new mass medium. Chapter in book titled, Challenges and opportunities before Indian media, Editor, DrGurmeet Singh Maan, Publication Bureau, Punjabi University, Patiala, 2010 pp 67-72

ISSN/ISBN No: ISBN 81-302-0240-9

Media and Parents: Partners in creating literate media consumers. Chapter in book titled, Media, Parents and Children, Editor, DrGurmeet Singh Mann, Publication Bureau, Punjabi University, Patiala, 2009 pp 38-42

ISSN/ISBN No: ISBN 81-302-0197-6

Mass communication in Prevention and control of AIDS: Content Analysis of Indian Newspapers. In: H Walia (Ed.): Development Communication. Patiala: Publication Bureau, Punjabi University,2007, pp. 115-144

ISSN/ISBN No: ISBN 81-302-0100-3

Research Paper/Articles Published
Semiotic Analysis of tweets: A study of #Nirbhaya and #Delhigangrape, Conference Proceedings

Journal: 4th International Conference of Journalism and Mass communication ( JMComm 2015) , Singapore, 5-6th October 2015

Quality of Work life of Media Professionals: An analysis of English press employees in North India

Journal: Asian Journal of Psychology and Education, Vol 47, No.7-8, 2014,pp 13-24

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN 0971-2909

Depiction of Contemporary Media: Thematic Analysis of Pipili Live

Journal: Media Watch 4 (1) 67- 73

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN 0976-0911 e-ISS

`Community participation on campus radio: A case study of Vivek High School 90.4 FM

Journal: Global Media Journal

When Small is Big: an analysis of sole proprietor newspapers as grass roots media

Journal: The journal of Innovations

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN 0974-7141

`Mass Communication in prevention and control of AIDS: Mass media strategies in India’

Journal: Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences

ISSN/ISBN No: 1539-7300

The impact of enter educate radio broadcasts in promoting AIDS awareness among the youth. A case study of FM radio’s broadcasts to promote AIDS awareness among the youth in New Delhi

Journal: Youth and the Global Media. Papers from the 4 29thUniversity of Manchester Broadcasting symposium, 1998 University of Luton press, Bedfordshire, USBN: 1 86020 564X,

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN : 0963-6544

`Journalism education in India: Issues and concerns

Journal: Indian Journal of Psychology, July, 2014

ISSN/ISBN No: 00195553

`Professional Identity of Journalists: Challenges of the new media environment’

Journal: Indian Journal of Psychology,

ISSN/ISBN No: 0019-5553

`A world without gates: Citizen Media and Public Opinion’ Jan Sanchar Vimarsh

Journal: A bilingual Media Research Journal, Vol1 June 2012

ISSN/ISBN No: 2277-3932

quit India to freedom: news becomes history on the pages of The Tribune’

Journal: Journal of History and Social Sciences [JHSS], Vol: II, Issue: I, January-June 2011 in electronic format [URL: jhss.org].

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN 2229 – 5798

`Role of media in Economic Reforms’

Journal: Indian Journal of Politics, 44 ( 3) September 2010 pp 225-240

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN: 0303-9957

Researching healthy communication: A book review’

Journal: Vidura, October December, Vol 1 Issue 4, Press Institute of India, 2009 pp 62-63 ISSN: 0042-5303

`The Campus Cyberspace: Do viewpoints reach the sky? - A cross sectional study of the penetration of web logs among students of Panjab University’

Journal: Renvoi perspectives, Management Case Studies, 5th Renvoi, Amity Business School, Excel Books Pvt Ltd, N Delhi, 2008 pp 446-455

`Press: From mission to Industry ‘(Invited article)

Journal: Annual souvenir of the All India Newspaper Editors Conference, All India Newspaper Editors Conference, New Delhi, 2006

`IEC for environment: A Pragmatic approach’

Journal: Journal of Communication Studies; Vol 4, no 3 July- Sept, pp 90-98

'Gender perspectives on computer mediated communication’

Journal: Journal of Communication Studies; Vol 2, no 4

`Role of communication in public health’

Journal: The Press Institute of India, Sapru House Annexe, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi, April- June 2003,

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN: 0042-5303

`Theemerging challenge: Gender and HIV/AIDS’

Journal: Communication Today, Vol: 5, no:4,pp 56-62, Public Relations Society of India ( Jaipur Chapter ) , C-235 A , Dayanand Marg, Tilak Nagar, Jaipur Oct-Dec 2002,

ISSN/ISBN No: ISSN no 0975-217X

Research Papers/Articles Presented
Paper Presented on Excellence in Brevity: Marshall McLuhan’s pithy aphorism` Medium is the message’ and its relevance in New Media

presented at 3rd World Conference on Excellence , organizied by e International Society of Mental training for excellence held at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India on 2015-10-19

Paper Presented on Semiotic Analysis of Tweets: A study of #Nirbhaya and #Delhigangrape

presented at 4th Annual International Conference of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMComm- 5 2015) , organizied by Global Science and Technological Forum, Singapore, 5-6 October 2015

Paper Presented on Muzzling the media: Press censorship in India

presented at International Conference 14thMelus /Melow International Conference, Chandigarh on 2015-02-20

Paper Presented on Quality of work life of media professionals

presented at International Association of Mass Communication Researchers Hyderabad, India on 2014-07-15

Paper Presented on Nirbhaya, netizens and news: A semiotic analysis

presented at International Association of Mass Communication Researchers Hyderabad, India

Paper Presented on Image of Self and professional identity: A study of working journalists:

presented at Applied Psychology, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Paper Presented on Depiction of Media diversity: A thematic deconstruction of Pipli Live International Conference on Diversity and Plurality in Media, Reflections of Society

presented at MakhanlalChaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal, India

Paper Presented on A profession in transition: challenges, constraints and concerns. A study of changing professional identity of journalists

presented at International conference on Changing global paradigms of Media , organizied by Centre for Advanced Media Studies, Panjabi University, Patiala, India on 2011-10-21

Paper Presented on Blurring the lines: Changing facets of news and views on social networking sites

presented at Changing paradigms of Media Landscape in Digital Age : Issues and perspectives , organizied by Amity School of Communication, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Paper Presented on A World without Gates: Citizen Media and Public Opinion

presented at International Conference on Enhancing Human Potential-Bio-psycho-social Perspectives , organizied by Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

Paper Presented on Is Ignorance Bliss: Public Opinion – Media Agenda. A psycho social study

presented at International Conference on Enhancing Human Potential-Bio-psycho-social Perspectives , organizied by Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

Paper Presented on When Small is Big: an analysis of sole proprietor newspapers as grass roots media

presented at International Conference on Intercultural communication , organizied by IMS NOIDA, India

Project Work
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