Pramit Bhattacharya is the data editor at Mint. He helped set up, and now runs, Mint’s data journalism section, Plain Facts. He won the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award 2015 in the ‘commentary and interpretative journalism’ category for his economics column, Economics Express. Pramit was trained in the study of economics and contemporary India at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai, and at the King’s India Institute, King’s College London.
Session Detail :
Numbers Speak the Loudest In a world of alternative facts, are numbers the most efficient way to speak truth to power?
Pramit Bhattacharya, Rukmini S, John Samuel Raja, Rakesh Reddy DubbuduModerated by Seema Singh
Followed by a presentation by Vivek Kaul:
How media, companies, political parties and governments cherry-pick data
- Saturday, August 4
- 3.30 – 4.30
- Silver Oak