Award-winning investigative journalist Josy Joseph is the National Security Editor of The Hindu newspaper. His critically acclaimed book A Feast of Vultures: The Hidden Business of Democracy in India, was adjudged the best non-fiction book in 2018 by the jury at the Crosswords Award, India’s equivalent of Booker Prize. Josy is a Global Fellow at the Edward R Murrow Center for a Digital World at Tufts University. He has been Editor-Special Projects for the Times of India, an Associate Editor with the DNA newspaper, and also worked with Rediff.com, the Asian Age, Delhi Mid-Day, and the Blitz. His reporting has resulted in several high-profile officials being forced out of office, triggering the arrest of many others as well as federal criminal and military investigations; particularly high-profile investigations have included the Mumbai Adarsh Housing scam and the many misdeeds in the run-up to the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. In July 2013, the Ramnath Goenka Foundation run by the Indian Express newspaper group awarded him the “Journalist of the Year” in print media.
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