M K Venu – The New Media Disruption

M K Venu- The New Media Disruption: How news consumption has changed M.K. Venu, the partner and Founding Editor of The Wire, a not for profit multimedia internet platform for news speaks to the students of the Jindal School of Journalism and Communication on the change in pattern of news consumption. Muskan Mascharak- What is […]

THE UNSEEN WEAVERS OF DELHI

Chitvan Gill Delhi was once a thriving center for the hand loom industry. However, the introduction of power looms over the past decades and adverse policy interventions led to the gradual collapse of the industry. Today there are still hidden corners where small clusters of weavers continue to work, but in a state of extreme […]

Doubt

I believe you O’ man with the gun you were scared of the pen-wielding woman and had to use your gun to silence her.   I believe you O’ man with the gun the man, with a stone in his hand, you shot could have killed you had you not acted on the spur.   […]

Aanchal Malhotra- The Remnants of a Separation

Aanchal Malhotra , a multidisciplinary artist and oral historian, working with memory and material culture , associated with initiatives like The Hiatus Project and Museums of Material Memory and now the author of Remnants of Separation, speaks to the students of the Jindal School of Journalism and Communication on why and how she wrote this book. Ashima […]

India in the Pits

Despite the ban on manual scavenging our sewers are still claiming human lives. In the last one month seven people have died in Delhi. Sagar Kaul revisits the people for whom it is a daily job. These pictures show what is probably the world’s filthiest job. Every day, thousands of manual scavengers in India unplug […]

BUILDING A FUTURE IN THE PAST IN KASHMIR

After a violent summer, there’s a smidgeon of cheerful news from Kashmir. A brand-new postgraduate programme is not only offering exciting careers to students but as writer-editor Catriona Childdiscovers, it is also revealing the idyllic prehistory of the Valley and its importance in the early development of agriculture. Archaeologists cleaning prehistoric artefacts from the Kashmir […]

Suruchi Mazumdar

Suruchi Mazumdar spent the last hundred years finishing a doctorate. In a previous life she worked as a print journalist. Her research interests are in the politics and economics of Indian media. She pins her hope on good old journalism.    

You Are Fired

Newspapers are cutting jobs in India to bypass mandatory wages, directed by the Supreme Court. Suruchi Mazumdar who teaches journalism in O P Jindal Global University takes a deep dive at why are journalists suddenly losing jobs in India’s growing print sector? In February this year, Biswajit Roy, a special correspondent with The Telegraph, eastern India’s leading English […]

Assam Again Under Water

While natural disasters like flood affect millions, relief and rehabilitation measures very often ignore the long-term impact on people and the society. Amarjyoti Borah visits Morigaon in Assam to find out how people have been paralysed by a vicious cycle of debt even as they battle the current wave of flood. For Babulal Bordoloi, his […]

Majuli: An Immersive Experience by Parasher Baruah

This immerse video displayed in ArtEast 2017 at India International Centre, New Delhi (organised by NFI’s Northeast Desk in collaboration with IIC) gives a preview of the challenges in preserving the world’s largest river island under relentless erosion. It is a narrative of survival and a representation of the predicament that people of Majuli are […]

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