Shakuntala Rao is professor at the Department of Communication Studies, State University of New York, Plattsburgh, USA. She received her Ph.D. from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA. Her teaching and research interests are in global media, journalism practices, media ethics, and popular culture. Shakuntala has published extensively and influentially in a number of communication and interdisciplinary journals and book chapters. She is the editor of three books including the most recent one titled, “Media Ethics and Justice in the Age of Globalization” published by Palgrave/McMillan. Shakuntala has been a Senior Fulbright scholar to India, a visiting fellow at the School of Communication and Journalism/Brookings Institute at Tsinghua University (Beijing), a fellow at the Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Studies at Stellenbosch University (South Africa), and recipient of the State University New York Chancellor’s award for excellence in scholarship.