Kalyani Chadha

Assistant Professor; Director, Media, Self and Society Program, College Park Scholars

Ph.D., Maryland
Office: 2206 Knight
Phone: 301-405-0365
Email: kchadha@jmail.umd.edu

Kalyani Chadha's research broadly focuses on issues of media globalization; the implications of new media technologies with a particular emphasis on interntional contexts as well as the media and journalism landscape in India. Her work has appeared in leading journals such as Media, Culture and Society, the Journal of Broadcast and Electronic Media, and Global Media and Communication and Convergence.She has also presented at major media and journalism related conferences including AEJMC, IAMCR, ICA and NCA. She is a co-founder of the Journalism Interactive (j/i) conference and also directs the Merrill College's Media, Self and Society Scholars Program.

 

 

Recent Publications

Stine Eckert and Kalyani Chadha, Muslim Bloggers in Germany: An Emergent Counterpublic, Media Culture and Society, 2013 Vol. 35(8).

 Kalyani Chadha, Michael Koliska and Anandam Kavoori, Post Colonial Insights as Lens: Interrogating the Discourse of New Media Technologies. In R.L. Schwartz (Ed). Communicating Colonialism, Peter Lang Publishing (2013).

Kalyani Chadha and Michael Koliska, Transparency in Newsrooms: What's Visible, What;'s Not. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (August, 2013).

 Kalyani Chadha, From party outlets to politically affiliated media: Rising political ownership of Indian media. Paper presented to the Political Economy Section at the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Annual Conference. (June, 2013).
 
Kalyani Chadha and Linda Steiner, New Jungle Drums? Using Mobile Phones to Collect, Access and Disseminate News in Central India . Paper presented to the Journalism Research and Education Section at the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Annual Conference. (June 2013). 
 
Michael Koliska and Kalyani Chadha, Comparing Transparency in US and German Newsrooms. Paper accepted for presentation to the Journalism Research and Education Section at the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Annual Conference. (June 2013).

 Kalyani Chadha, Twitter as Watchdog? Lessons from India’s Radia Tapes Scandal. In Global Media and Communication, August 2012, Vol. 8.

 Kalyani Chadha and Anandam Kavoori, Mapping India’s Television Landscape: Constitutive Dimensions and Emerging Issues. In South Asia History and Culture, v. 3(4).

 Stine Eckert, Kalyani Chadha and Michael Koliska, Stuck in First Gear: The Case of the German Political Blogosphere. Paper presented to the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication,  (August, 2011).
 
Kalyani Chadha and Anandam Kavoori, Beyond the Global/Local: Examining Contemporary Media Globalization Trends Across National Contexts. In J. Curran (Ed.) Mass Media and Society 5th Edition. Bloomsbury Academic (2010)
 
 Anandam Kavoori and Kalyani Chadha, The Cultural Turn in International Communication.
In Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media (June, 2009).
  
Kalyani Chadha and Anandam Kavoori, Exoticized, Marginalized and Demonized: The Muslim as Other. In A. Kavoori and A. Punthambekar (Eds.) Global Bollywood. New York University Press (2008).

 

   

Research Interests

Media Globalization

Media and Journalism in India

New Media Practices in International Contexts

Awards

 Lilly Faculty Fellow 2012-2013, University of Maryland

Top Paper Award, International Communication Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, 2012.

Affiliations

Member, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Member, International Association of Media and Communication Research, 2013