Reporters Without Orders Ep 116: Layoffs in media, OpIndia’s communalisation of a Bihar boy’s death, and more

A reporters’ podcast about what made news and what shouldn’t have.

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In this episode, host Snigdha Sharma is joined by Newslaundry’s Ayush Tiwari and Basant Kumar.

While Basant tells the panel about his report on OpIndia communalising the death of a boy in Bihar’s Gopalganj, Ayush talks about his reports on the layoffs in the Times Group. The trio also discuss journalists in Himachal Pradesh facing FIRs for reporting on government failures, and the News Broadcasters Association and the Indian Newspaper Society’s response to a PIL challenging layoffs by media companies.

This and a lot more as they talk about what made news, what didn’t, and what shouldn’t have.

Tune in!

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