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Subi Chaturvedi

Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University
Assistant Professor

Currently an assistant professor of journalism at the Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR), Delhi University, Subi Chaturvedi is also an active research scholar at the Indian Institute of technology (IIT-D). She is widely published on New Media Technology, its social shaping and impact of internet on society and issues of global governance. A media & communication teacher-trainer by profession, a photographer, filmmaker by training; & a practitioner-activist, educationist and curator by choice Subi has several firsts to her credit. She serves on numerous communication and design juries in India and across the world including the design Jury of the IBC, Amsterdam the world’s largest convention on content, creation, broadcasting & delivery. She is an activist- academician and an award winning filmmaker and photographer as well. An alumnus of MCRC Jamia, she holds gold medals in Mass Communication, Anthropology and Psychology. Her research is interdisciplinary. She has contributed to the discipline along the dimensions of social shaping of media, convergence, ICTs for development, visual communication, new media and media accountability, digital literacy, broadcasting & media governance.


Subi is the director of the critically acclaimed documentary 'Freedom Song' which maps contemporary issues of Freedom of Speech and expression in India today.


Subi is also the founder of Media for Change a not for profit collective of media persons, academicians and public intellectuals & grassroots NGOs for better accountability in policy making & governance. She has also founded the Saltlist - a unique online media portal run solely by young women students drawn from across disciplines & geographical locations in the country on contemporary issues.


She is also currently running a nation-wide campaign on online safety in India and uses innovative formats and performing arts for creative engagement with Digital policy literacy and deepening multistakeholderism in governance.


She champions several youth and women initiatives in India and is currently leading the India Youth Internet Governance Project.