Department of Mass Communication and Media Studies, Central University of Punjab
Rubal Kanozia, A former Journalist, Media Educator and Researcher, presently working as Assistant Professor at Department of Mass Communication and Media Studies, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda India. Before joining CUP, he worked as Head of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Kanya Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar and Course in Charge of B.VOC in Photography and Journalism. He has done PhD on Environment Communication: Challenges and Prospects in Punjab. He has been associated with Dainik Jagran Newspaper, All India Radio, Doordarshan and IBN7. He is also a trainer of Fact Checking Initiative with Google News Initiative and Factshala a media literacy initiative by Data Leads and First Draft, USA. He has attended many international conferences of reputed bodies of media education in UAE, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Canada and United States of America. His expertise and research areas are Misinformation & Society, Effect Studies and Media Usage. He has published with the most reputed journal ‘Frontiers in Sociology’, Media Asia (A Journal Published by Asian Media Information Centre), JCCC and AJPOR. He has 16 papers indexed in ‘Scopus’, ‘Web of Science’ Journals and PubMed Central® (PMC) U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM) and another two papers accepted in Scopus and Web of Science Indexed Journals having impact factor more than five. He has been awarded Central University of Punjab’s outstanding researcher award in humanities and social sciences for the year 2019-2020 on the foundation day of the university.