Ammu Joseph is an award-winning, independent journalist and author based in Bangalore. Among her publications are six books, including three on gender & literature and three on gender & media. She has been on the visiting faculty of several institutions of media education and is a founder-member of the Network of Women in Media, India, as well as Media Watch Bengaluru. With degrees in English Literature (Madras University) and Public Communications (Syracuse University), she began her career with Eve’s Weekly in Bombay in 1977. In her last full-time job within the press she was editor of the Sunday magazine of The Indian Post, Bombay. Her books include Whose News? The Media and Women’s Issues, Women in Journalism: Making News and Storylines: Conversations with Women Writers.