Earlier this month, the BBC broadcast India’s Daughter, a documentary about the rape and murder of 23-year-old Joythi Singh. A physiotherapy student in India, Singh was on her way home from a movie in South West Delhi when she was dragged to the back of a bus, beaten, and mercilessly gang-raped by six men — an attack that left her unconscious and disemboweled. 519 more words
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Suddenly, the Indian media has been seeing the transformation of several high-profile editors into entrepreneurs.
Two years ago, Indiaspend, a data journalism initiative, set up by Govind Ethiraj, previously with CNBC TV18, and edited by Samar Halarnkar, formerly a managing editor at Hindustan Times went live. 489 more words
Widely watched, prolifically retweeted, liberally criticised and abundantly admired, Barkha Dutt—perhaps the most well known Indian journalist of her generation—is turning entrepreneur.
On Feb. 16, even as Dutt was out reporting the political machinations underway in Jammu and Kashmir, New Delhi Television (NDTV) sent an internal memo announcing her new designation as the channel’s consulting editor. 292 more words