Daya Thussu is Professor of International Communication and founder and Co-Director of India Media Centre and research advisor to the China Media Centre at the University of Westminster in London. Author or editor of 18 books, his latest publication is Communicating India’s Soft Power: Buddha to Bollywood (Sage India, 2016). Among his other key publications are: Mapping BRICS Media (co-edited with Kaarle Nordenstreng, Routledge, 2015); International Communication: Continuity and Change (Third edition, Bloomsbury, forthcoming); Media and Terrorism: Global Perspectives (co-edited with Des Freedman, Sage, 2012); Internationalizing Media Studies (Routledge, 2009); News as Entertainment: The Rise of Global Infotainment (Sage, 2007); Media on the Move: Global Flow and Contra-Flow (Routledge, 2007). He is the founder and Managing Editor of the Sage journal Global Media and Communication and Editor-in-Chief of the new Sage journal Global Media and China. In 2014, Professor Thussu was honoured with a ‘Distinguished Scholar Award’ by the International Studies Association.