I Arul Aram is Chief Sub-Editor, The Hindu, Chennai. He holds a doctorate in Educational Communication. He has been a post-doctoral fellow in Peace Journalism for a year at the London School of Economics. He is also a visiting professor of Media Studies in the SRM Institute of Science and Technology (deemed university), Chennai. He has authored the book Television in Education (Orient Longman 1993) and has presented several papers at national and international conferences. He has served as president of the Madras Press Club. He is the managing trustee of the Indian Online Media Forum.