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Barun Roy

Barun Roy M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication), M.A. (History), UGC NET (Journalism and Mass Communication), UGC NET (History) is an Independent researcher, scholar and an author based in Darjeeling, India.

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Barun Roy during the days when he was editing Beacon in 1998

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Barun Roy is an independent researcher, scholar and an author based in Darjeeling, India. He writes on various subjects and has contributed to a number of magazines, journals and newspapers. He has also authored a number of books. For a detailed listing of his literary and


non-literary works, citations, papers, articles please click on the respective links given below.


    • B. A. (Philosophy Hons.)
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA)
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Designing (PGCAD)
    • M. A. (History)
    • M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication)
    • UGC NET (History)
    • UGC NET (Journalism and Mass Communication)



Fallen Cicada - Unwritten History of Darjeeling Hills Beginners Guide to Journalism and Mass Communication cover-4 Enter the World of Mass Media Modern Student Journalism Dream Flowers Beginners Guide to Journalism Portraits of Life - A Collection of Short Stories Slim and Smart Body

Heritage-Darjeeling Uttar Bangla ko saino copy

  1. Media Ethics: Different Perspectives Nahida Begum N. Department of Political Science, Bangalore University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, International Research Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 3(1), 8-12, January (2014)
  2. Vernacular Press and Reporting Conflicts, Ranga Kalansooriya, Southeast Asia Regional Centre fo Counter Terrorism (SEARCCT), Selection of Articles Volume 1/2013, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Malaysaia
  3. Complexity: no longer a communication barrier in journalism? The case of narrative journalism, M Vanoost – … on Communication, Media, Technology & Design, 2013 – dial.uclouvain.be
  4. Language and the Politics of Belonging Among Indians of Nepali Descent by Chelsea L. booth, A Doctoral Dissertation submitted to the Graduate School-New Brunswick, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Later published in the Journal of the Association of Nepal and the Himalayan Studies.

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Beacon January 1998 (First Issue)  Beacon January - February 1999 Darjeeling Times. Vol 1. No. 2 Darjeeling Times. Vol 1. No. 3 Darjeeling Times Vol. 1. No. 1



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