Dr. Kuntala Das

Dr. Kuntala Das

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. : Tezpur University

Research Interests:

Conflict Reporting
Joined the University in Dec 4, 2019

Phone: 7896265737
Email: kuntala.das@cottonuniversity.ac.in

Vidwan Profile


Ms. Das had a short stint as Research Assistant at Omeo Kumar Das Institute of Social Change and Development, Guwahati, Assam, in 2014. She pursued her PhD from Tezpur University, Assam and her research area is Conflict Reporting.


Advertising and Public Relations, Communication,Media Law and Ethics, Research Methodology

Research paper publications till 2021

  1. 'Media Consumption and Human Behavioural Change: A Study on Post-Abnormal Boxed-in Syndrome' in Global Media Journal - Indian Edition, Volume 13 (2), December 2021, ISSN: 2249 5835 

  2. 'Will censorship of creativity stifle OTT platforms?' published in Vidura, Vol 13, Issue 3. July-Sep, 2021 (ISSN: 0042 5303)

  3. Is moral policing part of the media’s job? In Vidura, Volume 10(2), pages 8-9, ISSN: 0042-5303. Press Institute of India.

  4. Ethical Complexities in Communicating Conflict. Global Media Journal-Indian Edition ISSN:2249-5835, 8(1):1-15. (co-authored)

  5. A Social Construction of ‘Identity’ among the Indigenous and Immigrants in Assam. Journal of North East India Studies ISSN:2278-1455 (Print) 2277-6869 (Online), 6(2):1-14.

Chapters/Articles publications in Books (Research Oriented)

  1. Media and Peace Process: Looking Beyond Conflict Coverage. In Kabi, Kh. and Nayak, Ashes. Media Representation of Northeast India. ISBN: 978-93-5419-238-8. Centre for Publications, St. Claret College, Arunachal Pradesh, 2020. 
  2. Media’s discourse on Myanmar crisis: An analysis of media perspective. In Nagaraj, K.V. and Dutta, A. Reinventing Nationalism, Secularism and Plurality: Media Discourses & Deconstruction, pages 408-419, ISBN: 978-81-933588-4-9. ARMT South Asia.
  3. Community Radio in North East: Issues and Challenges. In Alam, Z. Electronic & New Media in North East India, pages  22-32 , ISBN: 978-81-9707756-2-5. Kamakhya Publishing House.

Other Informations

  • Recepient of Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC candidates (2015)