shantanu

Name Card

Name: 
Shantanu Dey
Position: 
Assistant Professor
Academic Group: 
Business Ethics & Communication Group
Phone No.: 
24678300-06 Ext.720
Contact Details: 
K-301, New Academic Block IIM Calcutta Diamond Harbour Road Joka Kolkata 700104
Email (@iimcal.ac.in): 
shantanu

Academics

Academic Background: 
PhD (Interdisciplinary) National Law School of India University, Bangalore MA (COMMUNICATIONS), University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA; MA (ECONOMICS) Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi BA [HONS] ECONOMICS, University of Delhi
Courses Taught: 
Managerial Communication-I (PGP-1 compulsory course) Managerial Communication-II (PGP-1 compulsory course) Communication Management in the Digital Age (PGP-2 Elective course)
Awards: 
AWARDED DISTINCTION for the Master’s Thesis at the DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS, UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, USA. [ADVISOR: PROF. SUT JHALLY, an internationally recognized scholar on Advertising and Media Education] AWARDED UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP by UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, U.S.A - an across-the-disciplines University award for academic achievements. [1988-89] AWARDED FIRST PRIZE at All India Essay Competition conducted by the ANANDA BAZAR GROUP AWARDED NATIONAL PRIZE & CERTIFICATE OF MERIT by the MINISTRY OF EDUCATION for ‘high position’ secured in the Merit List of ICSE Board Examinations taken from ST. COLUMBA’S SCHOOL, DELHI. NOMINATED as MEMBER, ‘ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ON MEDIA MATTERS’ - MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS Govt. of India. (CHAIR: SECRETARY, MOEF) SELECTED ‘TRANSITION TIMES’ for Official Competition, Mumbai International Film Festival [MIFF] for Documentary, Short & Animation Films, 2000 [Credit: Writer-Director] SELECTED ‘TRADITIONAL INDIAN MAGIC TRICKS’ for the GREAT ARC FESTIVAL, UK. [Credit: Writer & Producer-Director] SELECTED ‘TRADITIONAL INDIAN MAGIC TRICKS’ for to be included in the PERMANENT ARCHIVES of the NEHRU MUSEUM, LONDON. [Credit: WRITER & PRODUCER-DIRECTOR]

Experience

Consulting Interests: 
MEMBER, ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ON MEDIA MATTERS, (2006 - ) MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA CONSULTANT, NTVI (STAR TV); INDIAN BROADCASTING FOUNDATION; BROADCAST WORLDWIDE (1999 - 2000)
Work Experience: 
CEO, TV SEMIOTICA (1996 - 2006) GENERAL MANAGER, TIMES TELEVISION [Times of India Group] (1995 - 96) EDITOR/DIRECTOR/ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, UTV [United Television] (1994) DIRECTOR, PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT, TV TODAY (India Today Group) (1993) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, EXPRESS TELEVISION (1991-93) [Express Newspapers Group] EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, MOVING PICTURE COMPANY (1990) COPY EDITOR, INDIA TODAY magazine CONSULTANT, NTVI (STAR TV); INDIAN BROADCASTING FOUNDATION; BROADCAST WORLDWIDE (1999 - 2000)

Research

Journal Publications: 
1. ‘Indian Public Sphere: The Jan Lok Pal Bill Agitation 2011’ – published as a paper in peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings – ‘Rethinking the Public Sphere – Theoretical Conceptualization, New Challenges, and Dynamics’ of the International Conference on ‘Media & the Public Sphere’ held in Lyon, France during July 2-3, 2013. The conference was organized by the Institut de la Communication, Universite Lyon2, The Center for Research in Communication at the National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, and the James M. Cox Centre for International Mass Communication, Training & Research, Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication, University of Georgia, USA. 2. ‘Issues in Culture, Economics and Development: Towards a Culturo-Economic Theory of Advertising’ (MA Thesis, UMass, USA) - published by the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; listed under Google books.
Articles/Cases: 
DNA Newspaper Editorial Page Article on the Satyam Fraud case [2009] All the President’s Men - opinion piece for the Editorial page on the Presidential Elections, 2007 [2007] INDIA TODAY magazine: Edited/written a variety of political, economic and human-interest stories. [1989-90] SELECT ARTICLES: 1. Drug Addiction Within Jails: Diary of an ex-Addict 2. Ambani-Wadia Business War 3. The Life & Times of Dhirubhai Ambani 4. Bangladesh: Catastrophic Floods 5. Finance Commissions: Rumpus over New Proposals 6. First Global Convention of People of Indian Origin 7. Ahmedabad Customs: New Management Information System 8. Economics of Sports Coverage: New Syndicates 9. Drug De-addiction: Government’s Myopic Policy 10. Drug-Crime Nexus 11. Electoral Raths: New Political Caravans 12. International Athletics Meet: Carl Lewis TEHELKA [2006]: SELECT STORIES/ARTICLES 1. Essay on Mumbai’s Renewal Plan 2. Profile of M. Damodaran, SEBI Chairman 3. Interview with Sanjay Baru, Media Advisor to PM 4. Interview with Kamal Nath, Union Minister for Industry & Commerce 5. Op-Ed article on the Sensex Fall 6. Indian Railways’ Turnaround: IIM-A Case Study 7. Profile of Muhammad Yunus/Grameen Bank, Nobel Prize Winner, 2006 8. Lead Story on SEZs 9. Lead Story on Digital Divide 10. Lead Story on Right to Food 11. Column on RTI Act NATIONAL REVIEW magazine [2004] 1. World Social Forum 2004 2. Interview with Dr.Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Dy. Chairman, Planning Commission CITY SCAN magazine – Economic Columnist [1986-87] 1. Citynomics: Action & Reaction 2. Citynomics: Sensible Economics 3. Citynomics: The Diwali Tamasha 4. Citynomics: Sale Sense City 5. Citynomics: A Matter of Dates & Values 6. Citynomics: Man, Time & Money 7. Citynomics: All the Way to the World Bank 8. Citynomics: All Fool’s Eve 9. Citynomics: Cashing in on Economics 10. Citynomics: Economy Size 11. Citynomics: Plans & Plots 12. Citynomics: Capital Business 13. A Special Interview with Pradip Krishan, award-winning Film Director 14. A Special Feature on Indians in the United States SPORTS WORLD (Ananda Bazar Group), 1984 1. An essay on the Olympic Boycott in 1984 – won the First Prize in an All-India Essay Competition
Books/Book Chapters: 
1. ‘Convergence Policy & Regulations: A Free Speech Perspective’ - book chapter in an international book titled ‘Convergence-Divergence-Cross Disciplinary Viewpoints on Media Convergence’, edited by Lugmayr, Zotto & Lowe, published by Springer-Verlag, Germany. (forthcoming, 2014)
Research Interests: 
1. Communication/Media Law & Public Policy 2. Strategic Communications Management 3. New Communication Technologies: Business & Policy Issues 4. Development Communication: New Contexts and Challenges 5. Strategic Management in Media Industries 6. Urban Communication 7. Advertising/Integrated Marketing Communications & Public Policy