India

India: World Media Academy-girls with camera

Students get hands-on experience with the professional equipment that is standard in the journalism industry today.

India: World Media Academy

Students at the World Media Academy learn both the basic skills of journalism and the technical multimedia skills they will need to do their jobs in the future.

Oct 32011

News Story Shows New Power that Comes From Social Media in India

A high profile business magazine in India profiles the changing balance of power brought on by social media in India... and includes the work of Knight Fellow Shubhranshu Choudhary as one of the mechanisms of change. The story highlights the power of citizen journalists to effect change, even in isolated communities.

Oct 12011

Right To Information Act Gives Crime Reporter in Bangalore Big News, For A Change

H.M. Chaithanya Swamy is a crime reporter in Bangalore. The city is known for its booming outsourcing industry and not for its crime rate. Reporting on crime from the city can be quite tame, but that may be changing, thanks to the Right To Information, which recently made headlines there.

Sep 292011

News Site Profiles 'Democratization of Media' Workshop by Knight Fellow

An online media service in India showcases a workshop on "Democratization of Media" by Knight Fellow Shubhranshu Choudhary.

Sep 282011

Mobile News Service Empowers India’s Most Isolated Citizens

In the remote regions of India, demand is growing for access to Shu Choudhary’s cell phone network -- which allows citizens to send and receive news reports in their own language for the very first time.

Joydeep Gupta

Joydeep Gupta

Anil Sinha

Anil Sinha

In India, journalists will be able to have unprecedented resources aimed to improve environmental coverage. Along with Knight Fellow Arul Louis, the New Delhi-based Indo-Asian News Service has developed and launched a post-graduate-level professional school for journalists that focuses on coverage of issues related to poverty and development; and training underprivileged populations to develop community oriented news coverage.

Sep 282011

Mobile News Service Empowers India’s Most Isolated Citizens

In the remote regions of India, demand is growing for access to Shu Choudhary’s cell phone network -- which allows citizens to send and receive news reports in their own language for the very first time.