Govindraj Ethiraj is a television and print journalist who has reported and written on Indian business for over 22 years. He is a media executive and entrepreneur whose public interest journalism ventures are safeguarding the transparency, accuracy, and integrity of news in specific and the internet in general in India and world-wide. Most recently, he founded BOOM (www.boomlive.in ), an independent journalism initiative that fights misinformation and explains issues with the larger objective of making the internet safer. He also founded the award-winning IndiaSpend (indiaspend.org), a public interest journalism outfit which uses data to write and syndicate stories in areas like health, education, environment and FactChecker (factchecker.in) which monitors media, politicians and other figures for accuracy. Previously, he was Founder-Editor in Chief of Bloomberg TV India.