Anushka Shah

Civic Media, Center for Civic Media
  • Researcher/Community Manager, Media Cloud

Anushka Shah is a researcher on the Media Cloud project at the Center for Civic Media. Originally from Mumbai, India, her focus is on using data to map the focus, tone, and frames of news conversations in India and countries in Africa. She hopes to use the insights from the news analysis research here at the Media Lab as a way to reverse engineer fictional and popular media aimed at addressing social perceptions. She has a background in governance and applied statistics for language analysis, and has also previously worked with non-profits and political parties in Western and Northern India.