Faculty Profiles

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Dr. Pooja Basnett


Dr. Pooja Basnett
Journalism, Dept. of BA - Journalism

Educational Qualification:
MS in Communication, M.Phil in Mass Communication, Ph.D

Years of Experience:
8 Years

Subject Taught:
Communication & Media, Print Media, Audio Visual Media, Media Laws, Reporting, Editing, Media Management, Advertising & Public Relations

Research Area Interest:
Journalism - Print Media, Coverage of Northeast India In the Indian Main Stream Media, Press in Sikkim

Books / Research papers published:

  • 'Kanchenjunga and Sikkim Press: How Media Started its Practice in Sikkim', published in IOSR Journal of Humanities & Social Science, Vol.19, Issue 10, Oct 2014 (e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 22790845)
  • 'Coverage of Northeast India in the Indian Mainstream Media', published in Artha Vol 10, No. 1, Issue #18, January to June 2011 (ISSN 0975-329X)
  • 'Coverage of Northeast India in the Indian Mainstream Media: A Study of the Perception of Northeast Indians Living in Bangalore', published in Samyoga. Vol 6, No. 1, May 2011 (ISSN 2231-3362)

Also teaches/taught at :
T. John College, Bangalore
Radiance College, Bangalore


  • Recognized as the 1st person from Sikkim to do a Ph.D in Mass Communication
  • Appointed as the first President of MS Comm Alumni Committee at Christ University
  • Presented an M.Phil research paper on 'Public Perception of Northeast Indians on Media Coverage of Northeast India'
  • Presented an MS. research paper on 'Use of SMS Language by college students’
  • Articles published in NOW newspaper, Sikkim
  • Awarded by T. John College as “Most Popular Faculty”, 2014

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