Gayathry Venkiteswaran

Gayathry Venkiteswaran
School of Media, Languages and Cultures

Expertise summary

Expert in journalism, press freedom, freedom of expression, media reforms, digital rights as well as media and gender in Southeast Asia. Dr Venkiteswaran has also done research on the intersections of online rights with freedom of religion and freedom of association and assembly. 

Consultancy and Research:  Gayathry is happy to explore opportunities to undertake consultancy and research work with external organisations.

Policy credentials

Through the Centre for the Study of Communications and Cultures, submitted policy recommendations for media reforms after the 2018 elections in Malaysia.

Media credentials

Al Jazeera

Industry credentials

Southeast Asian Press Alliance, a regional network of media freedom groups in the region


Gayathry Venkiteswaran

Areas of expertise

Social media



Media Relations - External Relations

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