Pragyaa Chandel

Media Professional, Anchor & Journalist

Education: M.A Economics (S.N.D.T Women's University, Mumbai), M.A in Media Studies & International Conflict (University College Dublin, Ireland), PhD Candidate in Media and Gender Studies (Dublin City University) Pragyaa Chandel describes herself as a Bibliophile. She has worked with Zee Business and ET NOW as a broadcast reporter and news anchor for many years. Presently on a study sabbatical, Pragyaa has completed her Master's programme in Media Studies and International Conflict at the Clinton Institute, University College Dublin, and is now pursuing her Ph.D. from DCU School of Communications. Her research interests lie in media and gender studies.

Vaccine Diplomacy: Is India Ignoring Risks At Home For Rewards Abroad?

India’s Vaccine Diplomacy beats China to the chase, delivering millions of free Covid-19 Vaccine doses to neighbours and developing nations of the world; bolsters its Soft Power.

Harvard Phishing Hoax: How Sophisticated Cyber Scams Are Targeting Journalists

One of the most widely trending Twitter handles in India, since the past two days has been of renowned journalist and former TV news anchor Nidhi Razdan — but the reasons seem inexplicable as of now!

Farmers Protest And Air Pollution In Delhi NCR — Is There A Correlation?

One of the prominent demands of agitating farmers in India is to repeal the Commission on Air Quality Management in NCR, and The Adjoining Ordinance 2020. With a broader aim to curb pollution in the Delhi NCR region, the Union government had set up this commission in November 2020.

Joe Biden’s Irish Roots And The Fate Of Boris Johnson’s Brexit

Will US President-elect Joe Biden’s Irish roots help turn around Boris Johnson’s hardliner approach towards Brexit negotiations?

How Google’s Ad-Revenue Business Model Takes Away The Organic From Your Search

Will the US government’s lawsuit against Google change the way consumers surf the internet?

How Russian Meddling Won Trump The Presidency — They’re At It Again

Alongside celebrity gossip, some prominent US publications feature news articles from Russian media houses. US Intelligence identifies these as sources of “Russian propaganda” targeted at manipulating the Elections.

The Rot Runs Deeper Than The Deepfake Technology Problem — But There’s A Vaccine

As if damages arising from the fake news problem were not enough, there is more trouble brewing in the form of a technology known as “deepfakes”. And harm done by fake news can be insipid when compared with deepfakes.

In Virus’ Hold, Trump And Republicans See Amy Coney Barrett As Their Only Hope For Election Victory

With the virus gripping the GOP, Trump and the Republicans now look to the Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to save them from Electoral Oblivion.

Kangana, Tapsee, Sonam, Anushka: Protagonists Of A New Wave Redefine Gender Roles In Bollywood

“Change is the constant variable of our life”. Indeed! the new wave cinema in India has been attempting to showcase this exponentially, over the past few decades.