St Joseph's University, 36, Lalbagh Road, Bengaluru-560027, Karnataka, India.
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Department of Institute of Communication & Media Studies

Faculty Details


Ms Vidisha Madonna D'souza

Assistant Professor,Institute of Communication & Media Studies

Specialisation : Communication


Faculty Details

Academic Degree Subject University Address of the University Rank/ Medals
MPhil Media Studies Christ Hosur Road - Bangalore
MS Comm Communication Christ Hosur Road, Bengaluru - 560029
Eligibility Details
Category Subject Status
KSET Mass Communication & Journalism Cleared
M.Phil Details
College / University Name College / University Address Title Registered Date Completion Date Marks / Grade Obtained Published Paper Details
Christ Hosur Road, Bengaluru - 560029 Understanding the Uses and Gratifications of Indian Online News Portals - Indiatimes, Hindustan Time 12-06-2013 13-04-2015 374/500
Title of Paper Title of Seminar/Conference Organized by Level Start Date Place Country Duration
Mediating Constituents of a regular English Television News Presentation Mediatron 2018 Jyothi Nivas College Autonomous, Centre for Media Studies National 11-09-2018 Jyothi Nivas College Autonomous, Bengaluru India One day
On the Use of Rhetoric in Indian English Television News Discussions Media Meet 2017 - NEW Media Expressions Christ (Deemed to be University) National 28-07-2017 Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru India Two Days
Understanding the Uses and Gratifications of Online News Portals in India Media Meet 2015 - Power of Visuals Christ (Deemed to be University) National 12-08-2015 Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru India Three Days
The Use of Rhetoric on Television News International Conference on Media and Communication Studies 2017 Amity University International Amity University, Rajasthan India Three Days
Events Organized
Type of Event Level Organized by Date From Title of Event Duration Place
National IQAC, SJC 07-01-2021 REVISED NAAC NORMS AND PROCEDURES One week or more online
International Department of Communication 13-02-2020 Mediacon 2020 Two days Bengaluru
Previous Experience
Designation Institution Name Start Date End Date
Assistant Editor SiliconIndia 02-01-2013 07-06-2013
Faculty Development Program
Title of Event Type of Event Level Organized by Place Date From Date To
HYPOTHESIS FORMULATION & TESTING, AND QUESTIONNAIRE PREPARATION Workshop National St Thomas College of Teacher Education, Pala and Lore & Ed Research Associates online 28-01-2022 30-01-2022
Academic Writing and Communication Skills, Research Methodology, Reference Management and Academic P Workshop International ARCHBISHOP KAVUKATTU CENTRAL LIBRARY in association with LORE & ED RESEARCH ASSOCIATES online 24-07-2021 23-08-2021
National Level Virtual Seminar on Media & Its 4 Pillars Seminar National PG Department of Journalism and Mass communication - St Paul's College online 10-07-2021 10-07-2021
Media and Gender: Perspectives, Issues & Challenges Conference International Dept of Communication B'Lore University, Dept of Journalism and Mass Communication - St Paul's Colle Online 25-02-2021 26-02-2021
2020 Faculty Development Program on NAAC Accreditation Assessment : Mastering Criteria 1-to-7 FDPs attended National Nirmal Integrated Consultancy (Team-NIC) in association with International Association of Research S Online 30-05-2020 30-05-2020
FDP - Online Teaching and Learning FDPs attended Others St. Joseph's College (Autnomous) St. Joseph's College (Autnomous) 13-05-2020 21-06-2020
Media Responsibility during the Pandemic Others International Department of Humanities, Surana College, Peenya Bengaluru 06-05-2020 06-05-2020
Webinar on Flip Marketing: Digital 101 Others National Suraj Nambiar Bengaluru 21-04-2020 21-04-2020
Journalism in the Time of COVID 19 Seminar International Department of Media Studies, Christ University Bengaluru 06-04-2020 06-04-2020
Innovations in Teaching and Learning and Research Methodology & Data Analysis using SPSS and AMO Training Program National St Joseph's College (Autonomous) & Primax Foundation St Joseph's College (Autonomous), Bengaluru 07-02-2019 09-02-2019
Formation of Jesuit University with a Difference Workshop National St. Joseph's College (Autonomous) Bengaluru 17-10-2018 18-10-2018
6th International Conference on Issues and Challenges in Doctoral Research - ICICDR Conference International ITM University, Gwalior and Global Academy of Doctorates Bengaluru 25-08-2018 25-08-2018
Media Meet 2017 Conference National Christ (Deemed to be University) Bengaluru 28-07-2017 29-07-2017
Ignatian Spirituality and Jesuit Collaboration Seminar Others Ashirvad & St. Joseph's College (Autonomous) Bengaluru 18-01-2017 20-01-2017
PhD Course Work Others Others Christ (Deemed to be University) Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru 14-12-2015 15-06-2015
Staff Enrichment Programme FDPs attended Others St. Joseph's College (Autonomous) Bengaluru 19-11-2015 20-11-2015
Resource Persons
Title of the Program Role Level Organized by Start Date Place Country
Thesis Writing Invited Talk Undergraduate 13-03-2019 Christ (Deemed to be University) India
Semiotics Invited Talk UG/PG students training National Institute of Fashion and Technology 26-10-2018 National Institute of Fashion and Technology, Bengaluru India

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