Collectively, we are in thrall to media - because they deliver to us many of the psychic goods we crave.
Devina Sarwatay is Senior Research Fellow and PhD Student in the Department of Communication, University of Hyderabad, India. She researches young people and social media, under the guidance of Prof. Usha Raman. Formerly an Assistant Professor and Area Coordinator (Communication) at a business school in Ahmedabad, she completed her M.Phil. in Mass Communication and Journalism and Masters in Development Communication (Gold Medal) at Gujarat University. Her research examines media literacy, communication for development, and interpersonal communication. You can reach her at email@example.com.