Dr. Pednekar-Magal’s teaching and research interests include Journalism; Global Communication; Communication Policy; and Societal Issues in the Media. She has recently published an anthology titled International Communication: Essential Readings and has produced a documentary titled Divided by Language: India’s Newspapers. She has also published in scholarly journals including Communication Law and Policy; and Media, Culture and Society. She has worked for several years as a reporter and feature writer for The Economic Times (Bombay Edition) and has published articles as a freelance writer.
Dr Vandana received her B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Bombay University, India and her Diploma in Journalism from Bombay College of Journalism. She got her M.A. in Economics, also from Bombay University and her M.A. and Ph.D in Communications, Bowling Green State University.