Dr.Shipra Mathur

Designation: 
Advisor, Department Of Journalism and Mass Communication
Email: 
shipra.mathur@iisuniv.ac.in
Educational Qualifications: 

PhD (2010); UGC-NET (first candidate in state in Journalism, 1997); MJMC (Gold Medal, 1997); MA (English Literature,1998); BJMC (1994); BSc (1993); Diploma (Violin, 1993)

Career Profile: 

Founder Head (Asst Prof), Dept of Journalism, International College for Girls (1999-2005); News Editor, News Today powered by Mid Day (2005-2006); Founder Head, Patrika’s School of Journalism (Mindpool, 2006-2009); National Campaign Editor, Patrika Group of Newspapers (2009-2018); Founder, Patrika MAG (Media Action Group for innovative approaches in editorial for impacts), TV Shows for Patrika TV (SOULjers - Series of 60 episodes with people working for change, 2017-18)

Administrative Assignments: 
  • Board Of Studies Member
  • DRAC Convener
Areas of Interest / Specialization: 
  • Development Communication
  • Solution/ Change COmmunication
  • Media Literacy
  • Citizen Journalism
  • Public Policy and Media
Subjects Taught: 
  • Development COmmunication
  • Theories and Models of Communication
  • Internship Report
Publications Profile: 

Author (Book/Journal):

  1. Author of text books (Media Laws, Mass Communication from Hindi Grinth Academy- ISSN)
  2. Assistant Editor (15 yrs) with Research Journal ‘Communication Today’

Publications:

 

  1. Assistant Editor – Communication Today (Media Quarterly published from Jaipur (from 2002 – 2009), though association has been right since inception of journal (since 1997) 

 

International Publications

  1. Reading Bee – Essential Journal for Asian Women (ISSN-1757-2452), Boltan, UK as Features Editor (since issue 2010) following articles as main author
  1. Saga of Distorted History, 2009                                                         
  2. Romance and an Exploited Queen, 2009                                         
  3. Holy Fathers- Unholy Deeds, 2010                                                     

 

Research Papers/Articles in National Journals/Media Sites

 

  1. Vidura – a bilingual Media Journal published by Press Institute of India, New Delhi (ISSN)
  1. Television ki Giraft mein Bachpan, March 2005 (main author)                     
  2. Vikaas aur Jansanchar Madhyam,  July-Sept 2004 (Co-author)                                   
  3. Jansampark Shikshan Prashikshan Paridrushya, Oct-Dec 2003 (main author)

              

  1. Communication Today  – a quarterly bilingual Media Journal published by Centre for Mass Communication, Jaipur (ISSN)
    1. Media ka Sach, Jan-Jun 2004                                                                      
    2. Mahila Patrikayein,  Oct 2002                                                                     
    3. Journalism Education in Bangladesh, Jan – Mar 1997                       
    4. Bharat Mein Patrakarita Prashikshan Sansthan, Jan Mar 1997     
    5. Electronic Media and Ethics, July 1997                                                   
    6. Impact of TV on Children, Apr – Jun 1997                                             
    7. A Creative Communicator Jul – Sept 1997                                            

 

  1. Thehoot.org – a media site supported by UNESCO
    1. Doggedly Exposing Foeticide – A Case Study Sept 2006                                  
    2. Scope of Hindi Evening Dailies: In mini metro cities of India- A Case Study Oct 2005 (co-author)                                                                         
    3. Assembly Elections: Opinion Poll- a Guide to Political Decision Making May 2004 (co-author)                                                                                                                              
  2. Aanchalik Patrakaar – a media journal, Bhopal
  1. Rashtriy Andolan mein Shikshan aur Shikshan se Patrakarita Tak April 2002              (API= 10)
  2. Patrakarita Prashikshan Paridrishya Sept 1999                            

 

  1. Media Navchetan – a quarterly mass media magazine published by Makhan Lala National University of Mass Communication, Bhopal (ISSN)
  1. Tantra ko Jagane ka Mantra, 2011                                                      

 

  1. Media Vimarsh – a quarterly media magazine for media professionals, Raipur (ISSN)   

Fashion Nahi, Passion Zaroori, 2010    

 

Articles in Books

  1. Bharat Mein Sanchar Madhyam – text book, Hindi Grinth Academy (ISBN) 2010; Chapter: Bharat Mein Sanchar Vyavastha Pauranik Kaal se Internet Yug Tak
  2. Bharat Mein Sanchar Madhyam – text book, Hindi Grinth Academy (ISBN) 2010; Chapter: Sanchar ke Vividh SwaroopVikas aur Vigyan Samachar - text book, Hindi Grinth Academy (ISBN) 2009; Chapter: Vika aur Jansanchar Madhyam
  3. Electronic Media - text book, Hindi Grinth Academy (ISBN) 2009; Chapter: Akashwani Udbhav aur Vikas                                     
  4. Thus Spoke the Press – A publication of the Hunger Project Vol 3 (ISBN) 2008; Chapter: I am Sharper than a Metriculate: Thus Spoke the Press (reference Book)      
  5. Outlook Traveller, Pilgrimages (ISBN) 2006; Chapter: Nathdwara, Nandalaya: Krishna’s Home
  6. Tarangini – Golden Jubilee issue of AIR Publication (Govt Publication, 2005; Chapter: Akaashwani:  Udhbhav aur Vikas                                     
  7. A Souvenir on Women Empowerment, Sponsored by UGC, 2005; Chapter: Gender Construction in Mass Media (Abstract)                                                                                           
  8. Bharat Mein Sanchar Madhyam – a text book published by Centre of Mass Communication, University of Rajasthan, Jan 2002;  Chapter: Sanchar ke Vividh Swaroop: Arth aur Paribhasha 
  9. Drishya Shrivya Sanchar Madhyam - – a text book published by Centre of Mass Communication, University of Rajasthan, Jan 2002;  Chapter: Sanchar ke Vividh Swaroop           

Books Published

  1. Jansampark aivam Sanchar Prabhandhan – Translated the text book published by Rajasthan Hindi Grinth Academy, Jaipur (ISBN) 2003                                       
  2. Jansampark aur Takneek – Co - author of the text book published by Rajasthan Hindi Grinth Academy, Jaipur (ISBN)  2003                                                                          

 Samachar Patra Vyavsay aviam Press Kanoon – Co – Edited the text book published by Rajasthan Hindi Grinth Academy, Jaipur (ISBN) 2009           

Consultancy Experience: 

Consultancy/Research Projects

 

  1. UNFPA – Mobile based Radio Initiative (As Project Advisor), 2019                            
  2. IPE Global – Third Party Evaluation and Documentation of Development Programmes, 2019     
  3. Save the Children – Career Guidance material development for Rural Girls, 2019
  4. DD Sports Documentary, Asean Friendship Car Rally, New Delhi, Feb 2019            
  5. News 18 Rajasthan, TV Special Series of 6 episodes on Women Voters – Mahila Rath, General Elections, 2019                                                                                                                                    
  6. News 18 Rajasthan - TV Special Series 16 episodes – RAJPATH (Political History of Rajasthan), 2018                                                                                                                                                                          
  7. UNFPA -Kishori Reporters project for Rural Girls of 5 districts, 2018                          
  8. Cecoedecon - Third Party Evaluation and Vision for Future, 2018                                 
  9. Cecoedecon, PFI and USAID – Five Documentary on Domestic Violence, 2018       

ISRN (Indian Social Responsibility Network), Delhi – Antyodaya Case Study Documentation (Rajasthan and Odisha states), 2018

Awards and Distinctions: 
  1. National Media Award, Election Commission of India (2014)                                     
  2. Innovation Award by National Innovation Foundation (2014)                                   
  3. Women Icon Award (2015), Jayoti Vidyapeeth                                                                               
  4. Sriphal Award for Public Service Journalism (2016)
  5. State Representation for Female Foeticide Drive and news drive on gender in  Prime Minsters’ dialogue with 10 thousand Sarpanch on Women’s Day (2017), Gandhinagar
Association With Professional Bodies: 
  • Founder Secretary: PEN Media Foundation and MEERA - monthly digital paper using gender lens, promoting scientific temperament, inclusiveness and engaging rural girls as citizen journalists www.penlietracy.com and working for animal welfare through Krishna Limb initiative/innovations www.krishnalimb.com
  • Consulting Editor: India America Today (published from Washington DC)
  • Advisor: Journalism and Mass Communication Department, IIS Deemed to be University, Jaipur
  • Advisor: UNFPA digital radio initiative for rural audience (Development Communication), Rajasthan
  • Member: Board of Studies, Journalism University, Govt. of Rajasthan; Academic Committee, Social Communication, State Institute of Health and Family Welfare (SIHFW), Govt. of Rajasthan. Board member of Pairavi Associates, Delhi working on grassroots policy issues
  • Academic Member, Board of Studies, Development Communication, Haridev Journalism University, Rajasthan, 2019-2020; Academic Committee, Social Communication, State Institute of Health and Family Welfare (SIHFW), Dept of Health, Govt. of Rajasthan, 2019-2020
  • Board Member: Board member of Pairavi Associates, Delhi working on grassroots policy issues
Consultancy Areas: 

Trained adolescent Girls of four districts as ‘Kishori Reporters’ to use reporting as a tool of empowerment (Nov 2017 and Dec, 2018, UNFPA); Domestic Violence (Series of 5 documentaries on field based case stories for PSI-USAID, 2018); Social Impacts of Water Management and Multi Cropping in Shahbad (English) (Series on field based case stories for Ceceodecon, 2019); Cross Border Journey (English Scripts for Documentaries for DD Sports, Delhi 10 episodes based on inputs of the travel team)