Govindraj Ethiraj

Govindraj is a television & print journalist and the Founder of IndiaSpend and BOOM ( He also anchors seasonal shows on Indian news television – like the recent Policy Watch on public service broadcaster Rajya Sabha TV. Previously, he was Founder-Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg TV India. He spent the first decade of his journalism career in print, including at The Economic Time before joining television to join CNBC-TV18 in its early phase. He is a Fellow of The Aspen Institute, Colorado and a winner of the BMW Foundation Responsible Leadership Awards for 2014.

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Who’s Winning the False News Battle?Is the technology to fight false news keeping up with the tools to create it? Is the news consumer any smarter?

Govindraj Ethiraj, Anim van Wyk, Aaron Sharockman, Ishteyaque Amjad, Trushar BarotModerated by Zakka Jacob

  • Saturday, August 4
  • 2.30 – 3.30
  • Silver Oak

Undernourished reportage An unhealthy and malnourished India cannot be a superpower. Yet healthcare is among the most ignored beats in Indian media. How do we change this?

Dinesh C. Sharma, Samar Halarnkar, Shamika Ravi, Vinod K Paul, Amy KazminModerated by Govindraj Ethiraj

  • Saturday, August 4
  • 4.30 – 5.30
  • Stein Auditorium
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