Ep. 80: Being a Foreign Policy Journalist in India


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How do you report on India's complex neighbourhood as a journalist in Delhi? Devirupa Mitra of The Wire talks to host Pavan Srinath on Episode 80 of The Pragati Podcast about being on the foreign policy beat.

Devirupa Mitra is Deputy Editor & Diplomatic Correspondent at The Wire, with over 15 years of journalistic experience. She specialises in reporting on domestic developments in India's neighbours, and about India's relations with them. She has been on the Ministry of External Affairs 'beat' for over seven years.

This is the third conversation on the Pragati Podcast on the practice of journalism in India. In Episode 65, host Pavan Srinath spoke to Dhanya Rajendran of The News Minute, on building an online news portal, and about reporting during the time of natural disasters. In Episode 68, Pavan spoke to James Crabtree about being a Foreign correspondent in Mumbai for the Financial Times. Do also listen to The Seen and the Unseen with Amit Varma on the state of the media: One & Two.

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