SIMC faculty gains doctorate on media, disability

Hyderabad: Keeping in perspective the problems of around three percent disabled population in India and media’s responsibility to highlight and address their issues, the Department of Communication and Journalism, Osmania University, Hyderabad conducted a research on media and disability.
The doctoral research, a rare of its kind entitled “Representation of Disabled People in Print Media in India” by Santosh Kumar Biswal, a faculty member at Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC), Symbiosis International University, Pune under the supervision of Prof. B. Balaswamy attempts to unravel the quantity and nuances of media representation of disability issues in India.

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