Manufacturing Consent in Indian Media: A Conversation with Yusra Hasan

Tuesday October 10, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual via Zoom

The Media and Misinformation Lecture Series is a project of the UBC President’s Excellence Chair in Network Cultures.

This event is cosponsored by UBC English Language & Literatures, School of Information, and Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions.

Please register to receive a zoom link to partake in this online event with Yusra Hasan. This conversation will be chaired by Dr Geeta Patel (University of Virginia), with discussant Dr Naveena Naqvi (Asian Studies, UBC). For the larger context to the discussion, attendees are recommended to watch the documentary How the Indian Media Manufactures Your Consent, free to view in this link.

Speaker Biography

YUSRA HASAN is an associate producer at Nous Network, a think tank-media house working around humans rights, politics and religion, particularly interested in the Muslim question. Yusra is a strong advocate of Muslim women speaking for themselves and believes in the need for building Third Spaces for Indian Muslims. Previously, she was with Newslaundry, working as a director-producer and writer. She worked with the team that created the documentary feature, While We Watched.