School of Masscommunication and Media Technologies
Centre for Masscommunication

Profile of Faculty

Dr. Dev Vrat Singh

Doctorate in Mass Communication, Maters of Mass Communication
P.G. Diploma in Radio & Television Journalism (IIMC), B.J.M.C., L.L.B.,)

Associate Professor
Centre for Mass Communication

Cell: +919931960785
E-Mail vrat.dev@gmail.com

Area of Specialization   New Media, Television Production, Broadcast News and Media Research
Organizations served   Haribhoomi, TVI (Bi TV Group), New Delhi, Asian News International (ANI), New Delhi, Zee News, Noida, Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak,
Awards:  
  1. (2006) Research fellowship awarded by Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal under History Project
  2. (2009) Writing fellowship awarded by Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal under Text Book Writing Project
Publications: Books:
  1. (2014) Television Production (Hindi), Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal, 2014, Pages-167, Price- Rs. 175/- This book is outcome of Text Book Writing Fellowship awarded by M. C. National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal, (ISBN 978-81-921355-5-7)
  2. (2013) Media Manthan (Hindi), Wisdom Publications, New Delhi 2013, Pages -267, Price- Rs. 650/- (ISBN: 978-93-81505-46-5)
  3. (2012) Indian Television: Content, Issues and Debate (English), Har-anand Publications, New Delhi, 2012, pages-320, Price-Rs. 495/- (ISBN 978-81-241-1690-6)
  4. (2009) Television Patrakarita- Ek Parichaya (Hindi) Natraj Publications, New Delhi, 2008 Pages-215, price- Rs.350/-. The co-author in this book is Ms. Kirti Singh. (ISBN 978-81-89997-20-5)
  5. (2007) Bhartiya Electronic Media (Hindi), Prabhat Prakashan, 2007 Pages-350, price – Rs.350. This is a book on the history of electronic media in India. This book was an outcome of Book Writing Fellowship awarded by Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal, (ISBN 81-7315-642-5)
  Chapter in the books
  1. Book title: e-Journalism, New Media and News Media (2009), Edited by Prof. Kiran Prasad, B.R. Publishing Corporation Delhi. Chapter 17:Reality Television in India: New Format and New Implications (ISBN 10: 81-7646-643-3)
  2. Book title: Media, Parents and Children (2009), Edited by Prof. Gurmeet Singh Maan, Publication Bureau, Punjabi University, Patiala. Chapter 6: Children and Television: Learning from the experiences of western turn-off week in Indian context (ISBN 81-302—0197-6)
  3. Book title: Web Patrakarita (Hindi) (2010), Edited by Hansraj Suman and S. Vikram, Shri Natraj Publication, Delhi. Chapter 1: Web media ki nayee sambhavnayein (ISBN 978-81-89997-69-4)
  4. Book Title: Media Shiksha – Mudde aur Apekshayein (2011), Edited by Sanjay Dewedi, Yash Publications(ISBN 978-93-81130-81-0)
Research Papers  
  1. (2014) “Media Shikshan Aur Shikshakon ka Chayan”, Jan Media, Media Studies Group, Year-2 Issue-18, 2013, (ISSN 2277-2847)
  2. (2013) “Mobile Ethics: Awareness among the mobile users” Media Mimansa, Bhopal, Vol. 5 No. 4 and Vol. 6 No. 1 (ISSN 2229-5593)
  3. (2011) “Celebrity Blog Revisited – A Content Analysis Applying Social Media Framework”, Media Mimansa, July-Sept. 2011, Vol. 5 No. 1, Co-author is Manisha Solanki (ISSN 2229-5593)
  4. (2011) “Citizen Journalists: A Case Study of CNN-IBN”, Communication Today, April-June 2011 (ISSN 0975-217X)
  5. (2011) “Television Ratings- Techniques, Issues and Debates”, Media Watch, July-December 2011, Vol.2 Number 2 (ISSN 0976-0911)
  6. (2010) “Researching New Media: Complications, Illusions and Challenges”, Media Mimansa, July-Sept. 2010, Vol-4 No.1 (ISSN 2229-5593)
  7. (2008) Presented a paper in national conference organized by Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab (March 2008). Title of the paper was ‘Children and Television: Let us learn from the experiences of west; Television Turn off Week in India context’ (Published in conference proceedings titled Media, Parents and Children (2009),
  8. (2008) Presented a paper in national young scientist conference organized by Vigyan Bharti and National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra on 28-30 December, 2008. Title of the paper was ‘Scientific Temperament and Media Content: Is media inculcating modern superstitions? (Published in proceedings)
  9. (2006) “Analysis of rural and developmental content in Indian television news”, Sanchar Shri, Lucknow (April-June 2006), The co-author is Prof. B.K. Kuthiala
  10. (2005) “A content analysis study of mobile messages” Sanchar Shri, Lucknow (Jan-March 2005). The co-author is Ms. Soundrya Laxmi.
  11. (2005) “Television and Indian Culture: Theoretical debate over India’s cultural negotiation in the age of globalization”, Journal of Communication Studies, Bhopal, Vol. 4, No. 3, July-Sept. 2005. The co-author is Dr. Shrikant Singh
  12. (2005) Gaon ki khabron par parda, Vidura, Press Institute of India, New Delhi (April-June 2005)
Research Projects:  
  1. Worked as External Researcher in a UNESCO Project named On Air: A Study of Three Operational Community Radio Stations in UP and MP conducted by UNESCO Chair on Community Media in University of Hydrabad.
  2. Worked as Research Supervisor in a UGC research project ‘Conceptual, motivational and mobilizational functions performed by print media for Indian freedom movement – a quantitative and qualitative analysis.’
  3. Worked as Project Coordinator in a study conducted by Centre for Mass Communication Studies for Rajya Shiksha Kendra, MP Government, Bhopal. This was ‘A study of the effectiveness of District Book Fairs’.
Participation in Conference/Seminar/Workshop:   Refresher courses
  1. Attended one month UGC refresher course on 'Cinema and Popular Culture' in the Department of Film Studies, Jadhavpur University, Kolkata, WB. (3rd Jan.2002 to 2nd Feb. 2002)
  2. Attended UGC refresher course on 'Media Research' in Faculty of Media Studies, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar, Haryana. (1st March 2003 to 22nd March 2003)
  3. Attended One week short term course on 3Dmax and Photoshop conducted by National Institute for Technical Teachers’ Training and Research (NITTTR), Chandigarh (20-24 Oct. 2008)
  4. Participated in two-day Workshop on Animation organized by Institute of Mass Communication and Media Technology, Kurukshetra University and Digital Folks, Pune (9th -10th February 2008)
  5. Attended Workshop on Script Development for Video Programmes organized by Technical Teachers’ Training Institute (TTTI), Bhopal (14-25 July 2003)
    Conferences
  1. Presented a paper in International Conference on Diversity and Plurality in Media Reflections of Society during 27th and 28th December, 2011 organised by Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal
  2. Participated in 28th All India Sociological Conference at IIT, Kanpur during 18-20 December, 2002 Umbrella theme was ‘Globalization and Indian Society’
  3. Presented a paper in national conference organized by Institute of Mass Communication and Media Technology (IMC&MT), Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana on Truth and Media (7-8 March, 2008). Title of the paper was ‘The Truth and visual metaphor created by Indian media’
  4. Participated in Dialogue on ‘Social Networking’ conducted on 17th March, 2011, Organised by Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal