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Professor Daya Thussu

Senior Research Fellow

Research keywords: Global communication; Media; 
Recent publication as editor: BRICS Media: Reshaping the Global Communication Order?

Daya Thussu is Professor of International Communication at School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University. In 2018-2019, he was a visiting Distinguished Professor and Inaugural Disney Chair in Global Media at Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University, Beijing. For many years he was Professor of International Communication at the University of Westminster in London, where he was also founder and Co-Director of India Media Centre and research advisor to the China Media Centre. Author or editor of 20 books, latest being a co-edited collection BRICS Media: Reshaping the Global Communication Order?

Among his other main publications are:

  • International Communication - Continuity and Change, third edition
  • China’s Media Go Global (co-edited)
  • Electronic Empires; Media on the Move – Global Flow and Contra-flow
  • News as Entertainment: The Rise of Global Infotainment
  • Internationalizing Media Studies
  • Media and Terrorism: Global Perspectives (co-edited)
  • Communicating India’s Soft Power: Buddha to Bollywood and Mapping BRICS Media (co-edited).
  • De-colonizing Global News-flows: A Historical Perspective

He is currently writing a book to be titled Changing Geopolitics of Global Communication. Professor Thussu is the Founder and Managing Editor of the Sage journal Global Media and Communication. He is also series editor for two Routledge book series – Internationalizing Media Studies and Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies.