Prof. Usha Raman

Health/Science communication
  • (2020). Chakrabarty A, Raman U and Thirumal P. Tracing science communication in independent India: towards an institutional and people’s history. In Gascoigne T (editor), The emergence of modern science communication, ANU Press.
  • (2020) Keeping the person in the data: communicating care in the networked clinic. Communicative Figurations. ZeMKI Working Paper Series No 35: ISSN 2367-2277.
  • (2019) Nookaraju B and Raman U. What’s it all worth: the political economy of disability representation in Indian media. In Harris K, Goggin G, Haller B and Curtis R (eds), Routledge Companion to Disability and Media. New York: Routledge.
  • (2016) Nookaraju B and Raman U. Framing disability news in the Indian news media: A political economy analysis of representation. Journal of Creative Communication 11 (2): 1-19.
  • (2015) Raman U. Beyond substance: grammar, style and syntax. Pages 139-152 in Sahni P and Aggarwal R (eds), Reporting and Publishing Research in the Biomedical Sciences. The National Medical Journal of India.
  • (2012). Raman U. I write, therefore I am…a scientist. RGUHS Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Nov-Dec: 2 (4): 4-9.
  • (2012) Mocherla S, Raman U and Holden B. Expressions of equity: imbalances in the patient clinician interaction. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 2012 April-June: 9 (2): 92-98.
  • (2011) Raman U and Sheeladevi S. Considering ethics in community eye health planning: perspectives from an existing model. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 2011 Oct-Dec; 8 (4): 216-222
  • (2011) Mocherla S, Raman U and Holden B. Clinician-patient communication in a glaucoma clinic in India. Qualitative Health Research 2011 Mar; 21(3): 429-40
  • (2009) Raman U. Medical ethics in the media. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 6 (1).
  • (2007) Khanna R, Rao GN amd Raman U. Blindness and Poverty in India: The Way Forward. Clinical and Experimental Optometry 90:406-414.
  • (2007) Raman U and P Thirumal. “Mediating scientific debate: talking about human tissue engineering”. In the Proceedings of the Second International Critical Legal Studies Conference, NALSAR, Hyderabad, India.
  • (2005) Raman U and B R Shamanna. Communicating Eye Health Messages: Challenges and Constraints in a Developing Country. MICA Communications Review 2 (1): 31-40.
New media, Journalism and Cultural Studies
  • (2021) Komarraju, S. A., Arora, P., & Raman, U. (2021). Agency and servitude in platform labour: a feminist analysis of blended cultures. Media, Culture & Society, doi: 01634437211029890
  • (2021) Sarwatay D, Raman U and Ramasubramanian S. Media literacy, social connectedness and digital citizenship in India: Mapping stakeholders on how parents and young people navigate a social world. Frontiers in Human Dynamics 3:601239. Doi:10.3389/fhumd.2021.601239 (Open access:
  • (2020) Jain S and Raman U. Indian magazines revitalized in response to demand for longform storytelling. Pages 427-439 Sternadori M and Holmes T (eds), Handbook of Magazine Studies. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • (2018) Raman U and Komarraju S A. Two stories: dancing between risk and responsibility. Café Dissensus special issue on The New Indian Woman. 25 November 2018.
  • (2018) Raman U and Komarraju S A. Policing responses to crime against women: Unpacking the logic of Cyberabad’s “SHE Teams”. Feminist Media Studies
  • (2017) Komarraju SA and Raman U. Indian Millennials Define Feminism. Commentary & Criticism. Feminist Media Studies 17(5):
  • (2017) Raman U and Komarraju, SA. Researching online worlds through a feminist lens: text, context and assemblages. Pages 131-157 in Kannabiran K and Swaminathan P (eds). Re-presenting feminist methodologies: interdisciplinary explorations. Routledge.
  • (2014) Raman U and Choudary, D.  Have travelled, will write: User generated content and travel writing. In Fursich E and Hanush F, Travel Journalism: Exploring production, impact and culture. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • (2014) Raman U and Verghese, R. Indian youth and social media: modes of engagement? In Wilnat L and Aw A (eds) Social media, culture and politics in Asia. New York: Peter Lang.
  • (2014) Raman U and Mukhpalkar S. From social media to social action. In Rajan, N and Jayaram M (eds), Covering and explaining conflict in civil society. Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan.
  • (2014) Raman U and Kasturi, S. Performing the self online: transnational identity and blogging from domestic spaces. In Sahoo A and de Kruijf J G (eds), Indian Transnationalism Online. London: Ashgate Publishing.
  • (1999) Lester-Roushanzamir E and Raman U. The Global Village in Atlanta: A Textual Analysis of Olympic News Coverage in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 76 (4): 699-712.
  • (1999) Lester E P and Raman U. International News for Kids: Defining the World for Atlanta's Children.  Pages 165-192 in Prosser, M.H.  & Sitaram, K.S.  (Eds.), Intercultural, International and Global Media. Boston: Ablex.
Media education & pedagogy
  • (2021) Raman U. After the pandemic: the precarious classroom. Pages 31-37 in Babu, S & Ramaswamy R (eds), Higher education going online: the challenges in India. Bangalore: Indian Academy of Sciences.
  • (2019). Raman U. Principle or Practice? Pedagogic challenges in Indian journalism education. Pages 271-289 in Rao, S (ed) Indian Journalism in a New Era: Changes, Challenges, and Perspectives. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.
  • (2015) Raman U. Failure of Communication. The Caravan, December 2015.
  • (2014) Raman U. Modes of engagement: creating reflective practitioners through engaged learning. The Journal of Development Communication 25 (1-2): 104-108.
  • (2010) The changing and changeable encyclopedia: Wikipedia and its implications for teaching and learning. Ludwigsburger Baitrage Zur Medienpadagogik (German, Media and Pedagogy)
  • (2010) Writing for the Media. Oxford University Press, New Delhi. (Book)
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  • Video Production, II Ed, Oxford University Press
  • Wrote four Open Education Resources on Technology for Community Radio for CEMCA, New Delhi for a certificate course (
  • Wrote lessons for the Post-graduate diploma programme in Television Production, University of Hyderabad
  • Wrote lessons for Karnataka Open University on Corporate Communication and Middle Range Theories
  • Wrote unit on Audio Editing & Mixing for IGNOU, New Delhi