Sunetra Choudhury

Sunetra started her career at The Indian Express where she headed the city team. Three years later, she moved to NDTV, where she is currently Political Editor. Her first book Braking News (Hachette) was based on her experience of covering the 2009 election campaign across the country by bus. Her latest book Behind Bars: Prison Tales of India’s Most Famous (2017, Roli) was the result of extensive interviews with high profile jail inmates and has been translated into Hindi and Marathi with a Telegu edition in the works. She is a Jefferson Fellow (2018) and the recipient of this year’s Mary Morgan Hewett Award that recognizes women journalists in Asia, the Pacific and the United States.

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Trial by Media Is it journalistic to come to conclusions during investigations? Journalism of a certain type can devastate lives. Is it inevitable?

Tanveer Ahmed Mir, Umar Khalid, Dr Kafeel Ahmed Khan, Bina RamaniModerated by Sunetra Choudhary

  • Saturday, August 4
  • 4.30 – 5.30
  • Silver Oak

From behind barsMother Jones’ award-winning senior reporter, Shane Bauer in conversation with Sunetra Choudhary on working as a prison guard to investigate corporate-run prisons &d the intricacies of investigative journalism

Shane Bauer and Sunetra Choudhury

  • Friday, August 3
  • 4:30-5:30
  • The Theatre
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