Ep. 89: Science Journalism in India


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Great science needs great journalism, and that's in short supply in India. Nandita Jayaraj and Vasudevan Mukunth talk about science journalism on Episode 89 of The Pragati Podcast.

The Pragati Podcast is a weekly talkshow on public policy, economics and international relations, hosted by Pavan Srinath.

Nandita Jayaraj is the co-founder of www.thelifeofscience.com, an independent collective and a media platform focusing on women scientists in India. This includes articles, interviews and a podcast. Vasudevan Mukunth is the Science Editor for The Wire, who built the science section of The Wire from the ground up.

Some suggested links: www.thelifeofscience.com Blood Ties with Suku-Shan, by Nandita Jayaraj: https://www.thehindu.com/features/magazine/blood-ties-with-sukushan/article4771801.ece Vasudevan Mukunth's writings on The Wire: https://thewire.in/author/mukunth

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