Affiliation: Professor, Department of Journalism
Current Designation: Hong Kong Baptist University
Prof. Daya Thussu is Professor of International Communication at the Hong Kong Baptist University. He was Distinguished Visiting Professor and inaugural Disney Chair in Global Media, 2018-19, at Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University in Beijing. For many years, Prof. Thussu was Professor of International Communication and Co-Director of India Media Centre as well as research advisor to the China Media Centre at the University of Westminster in London. Founder and Managing Editor of the Sage journal Global Media and Communication, he is the author or editor of 20 books. His latest co-edited book is BRICS Media: Reshaping the Global Communication Order? Among his other main publications are: Electronic Empires; International Communication – Continuity and Change, Third Edition; Media on the Move – Global Flow and Contra-Flow; News as Entertainment: The Rise of Global Infotainment; Internationalizing Media Studies; Communicating India’s Soft Power: Buddha to Bollywood; and China’s Media Go Global (co-edited).