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   Hemant Joshi
   (Professor of Hindi Journalism)

Hemant Joshi
Specialties : Hindi Journalism, Communication and language Theories, Language Journalism, Radio & Television journalism, Information & Communication Technology policy.
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Phone : 91 011 26741960

On IIMC faculty since 1989

Dr. Joshi (b 1954) has B.A. (Honors) in French Language and literature; Diploma in Italian, and Ph.D. in Linguistics from Jawaharlal Nehru University . He has been trained in Broadcast journalism (IIMC) and Video journalism (International Institute for the Training of journalists, Budapest , Hungary ). Prof. Joshi is a media professional with significant experience in different types of media. He joined media academics in 1989.

Before joining IIMC, Dr. Joshi has been a freelance journalist, writer and professional translator for more than two decades. He has worked in electronic media as producer of News Magazine Program in Hindi for National Channels of All India Radio and as Casual News editor and News Reader of Doordarshan and All India Radio. Prof. Joshi had served as Course Director of Post-graduate Diploma in Journalism (Hindi) for two years (2001-2003) before joining Jamia Millia Islamia  as Professor of journalism in Department of Hindi (2006-08).

He has participated in many national and International conferences. He has been participating in the annual conferences of International Association of Mass Communication Research (IAMCR) where he has presented 5 papers in Singapore (2000), France (2007) and Sweden (2008). He has been elected to the International Council of IAMCR for four years in Sweden . He is member of localization sub group in the e-gov standard of Ministry of Information Technology and Rastriya Vigyan evam Prodyogiki Sanchar Parishad (NCSTC) of Department of Science and Technology. He has also been associated with standardization project of Central Hindi Directorate and the IT terminology project of Commission for Scientific & Technological Terminology of Ministry of Human Resource Development.  

Apart from contributing regularly for newspapers, radio and television, Prof. Joshi has been a columnist with Hindustan and has written profusely on journalistic language and media issues. He has edited many books and magazines in Hindi and English.



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