Born in Kolkata, Jay Mazoomdaar moved to Delhi in 1996 and over the years, honed his investigative reportage such that it has impacted a number of policy decisions at the highest levels.
Mazoomdaar is currently with The Indian Express where he is part of the global investigations team looking into the Panama Papers and Paradise Papers. In 2005, Mazoomdaar exposed the local extinction of tigers in Sariska during his first stint (2001-2006) with The Indian Express. He has worked with the Amrita Bazar Patrika (Kolkata) and The Sunday Observer (New Delhi).
Mazoomdaar has been awarded with the Prem Bhatia award, the Commonwealth Press Union prize, ACJ Award for investigative journalism etc.
Session Detail :
Investigative JournalismToo expensive for mass media? Investigative journalism is high risk, high cost, high chances of failure. How can we still make it a priority?
Shane Bauer, Jay Mazoomdaar, Josy Joseph, Marisa KwiatkowskiModerated by Snigdha Poonam
- Saturday, August 4
- 3.30 – 4.30
- Stein Auditorium