Why Reporting on the Lives and Livelihoods of 800+ Million Rural Indians Should Matter

Speaker(s): Shalini Singh

Shalini Singh is an Indian journalist who was Principal Correspondent for The Week newsweekly in Delhi. She was part of the Delhi bureau writing on a range of news-features, social trends with a focus on gender and women’s issues, arts and culture. On a Centre for Science and Environment fellowship in 2010, Singh exposed the illegal mining in the Indian state of Goa and the devastation caused from unplanned tourism. Singh is a founding member of the CounterMedia Trust and a regular contributor to the People’s Archive of Rural India and is currently a fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University 2017-2018.

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Annenberg School for Communication