Dr. M. Shuaib Mohamed Haneef

Assistant Professor

Department of Electronic Media and Mass Communication

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I have been teaching media and communication studies for two decades now. I joined as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronic Media and Mass Communication in 2009. Prior to that, I worked as subeditor in The New Indian Express and later as senior subeditor in The Hindu, two leading English dailies in India. I also worked in the e-learning domain as Senior Instructional Designer and Content Head in IT firms. My areas of interest include digital cultures, digital journalism, algorithmic bias, and affect, subjectivities and technologies. I am also editing an online open-access journal “Communication and Culture Review”.


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Notable Publications

Kumar, A., & Haneef, S. M. (2017). IS MOJO (EN)DE-SKILLING? Unfolding the practices of Mobile Journalism in an Indian Newsroom. Journalism Practice. doi:10.1080/17512786.2017.1389291

Haneef, S. M. (2017). Multimodal semiotic analysis of Delhi rape conviction news in 2013 in CNN IBN. Asian Journal of Communication. doi.org/10.1080/01292986.2018.1511739

Haneef, S. M. (2010). Intertextuality and interactivity in hypertext reading of www.timesofindia.com. Journal of Creative Communications 5 (3), pp. 189-205.

Kumar, A., & Haneef, S. M. (2016). Convergence of technologies and journalists: Translation of journalistic practices through ANT perspective. Estudos em Comunicação (Communication Studies) nº 22 105-122. DOI: 10.20287/ec.n22.a06

Haneef, S. M. (2020). Affective milieus and singing bodies in a social musical app. In Ravindran, Gopalan (Ed.), Deleuzian and Guattarian Approaches to Contemporary Communication Cultures in India (pp. 89-106). Singapore: Springer.

Awards & Achievements​

Asia Culture Fellow, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
Best Teacher Award, 2010, Pondicherry University
Visiting Professor, University of Toulon, France

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