Daya Thussu is professor of International Communication, Department of Journalism, School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University. He was Visiting Professor and inaugural Disney Chair in Global Media at Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University in Beijing. For many years he was Professor of International Communication and Co-Director of India Media Centre as well as research advisor to the China Media Centre at the University of Westminster in London. With a PhD in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, he worked as a journalist both in India and the UK, for the Press Trust of India, the country’s national news agency and at the Gemini News Service as Associate Editor. He is the Founder and Managing Editor of the Sage journal Global Media and Communication, author and editor of 18 books, among them Communicating India’s Soft Power: Buddha to Bollywood (2016).