Current Work

Journal Articles:

Raghunath, Preeti. (Accepted; forthcoming in 2021). MacBride Commission’s Legacy: Towards Equitable and Sustainable Technology Futures. Media Development, 2021 (2)

Raghunath, Preeti. (Accepted; forthcoming in 2021). Airing imperium: A Historiography of Radio Governance in South Asia. Global Media and Communication, (forthcoming). Impact Factor: 0.70


Raghunath, Preeti (Under Revision) “Of mountains, islands, and policy”: Conducting a Critical Policy Ethnography in South Asia. Qualitative Research. Impact Factor: 2.247

Sarwatay, Devina; Raghunath, Preeti; Dutta, Uttaran; Ramasubramanian, Srividya; Pavarala, Vinod; Basnyat, Iccha; Vats, Anjali; Kaur-Gill, Satveer; Roy, Sudeshna; Dutta, Mohan. (Under Revision). Decolonizing Open Science: Towards a Southern Politics of Openness. Journal of Communication. Impact Factor: 3.753


Currently co-authoring (with Anwesha Chakraborty) a paper tentatively titled, ‘Mobilising citizen participation for ‘good governance’ in India: Multimodal Frame Analysis of two ICT-based civil society initiatives’.

Currently working on theoretically and ethnographically mobilising the idea of “Hated Speech” as an analytical category in understanding the communicative dimensions of Hate

Currently working on a self-reflexive account of being a policy ethnographer conducting research in South Asia for EPW Postscript.


Book Chapters:

Parthasarathi, Vibodh; Raghunath, Preeti. (forthcoming in 2021/22). Reformulating Media Bazaars: The Digital Media Economy in India. In Terry Flew et al (Eds) Sage Handbook of Digital Media Economy, Sage.

Raghunath, Preeti. (forthcoming in 2021/22). The Deliberative Policy Ecology Approach: Media Policy Studies from the Global South. In Hanan Badr and Sarah Ganter (Eds) Media Governance. A Cosmopolitan Critique, Palgrave Macmillan




Currently co-editing an edited volume tentatively titled, ‘A Media Anthropology of India’, with Haripriya Narasimhan. Currently in the final stages of preparation for submission to an international publisher.

Journal Issue:

Currently co-editing (with Susan Koshy) a forthcoming special issue of the Journal of Digital Media and Policy (Intellect), on the theme, ‘Media Policies in South Asia’, scheduled for March 2022.