In the lead-up to the main forum, Newslaundry and Teamwork Arts will host a series of sessions titled -- TMR Dispatches. The theme for this series will be NEWS -- North, East, West and South. The line up will include leading news professionals from each region.
Newslaundry's Associate Editor of Newslaundry, Meghnad S, is joined by Karma Paljor, Co-Founder and Director of Atvi Infotainment and Editor-in-Chief of EastMojo; Pradip Phanjoubam, Editor of FPSJ Review of Arts and Politics; Patricia Mukhim, Editor of The Shillong Times; and Afrida Hussain, Founder & Editor-in-Chief of INSIDENE to discuss how the emergence of online news platforms covering the east India region has given a fresh lease of life to ground reportage and storytelling. How these organisations maintaining their independence both from corporations and governments and much more.
Newslaundry’s Executive Editor, Manisha Pande, is joined by Arfa Khanum Sherwani, Senior Editor at The Wire; Dr Himanshu Dwivedi, Chief Editor of Hari Bhoomi; Shahid Siddiqui, Managing Director and Chief Editor of Nai Duniya; and Sukirat, a writer and columnist from Punjab, to discuss North India’s undisputed penetration into the news media, the media discourse being dominated by the Hindi-speaking belt, and much more!