A.S. Panneerselvan is the Readers’ Editor of The Hindu, an independent internal news ombudsman. As well as being a regular columnist, he is a journalism teacher and is an adjunct faculty of the prestigious Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. With wide experience in both print and television journalism, he has headed the regional media development organisation Panos South Asia since 2004.
He is an advisory panel member of the Knight International Journalism Fellowship programme administered by ICFJ and Ethical Journalism Network. He is a member of the governing body of the K M Adimoolam Foundation for Arts in Chennai and an editorial advisor for the long-form magazine, The Little Magazine. He was a Reuters Fellow at the University of Oxford. He has lectured widely in the United Kingdom, the United States of America and Europe.