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Reporters Without Orders Ep 303: Highs and lows of the news cycle in 2023

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

WrittenBy:NL Team
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It’s the last episode of Reporters Without Orders for the year, so we’ve got a special episode featuring an all-Newslaundry panel. Hosts Tanishka Sodhi and Basant Kumar are joined by Avdhesh Kumar, Pratyush Deep, Sumedha Mittal and Prateek Goyal to pick through their reportage in 2023 and discuss what worked, what didn’t, and what impact they had.

The panellists share behind-the-scenes experiences from their time on the field. They also tell you exactly why independent media outlets are vital to India’s democracy today.

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00:00:00 - Introduction

00:04:10 - Wrestlers’ protest

00:07:09 - Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh 

00:14:24 - Manipur violence

00:22:35 - Sachin-Seema love story 

00:32:50 - Controversy over flats for MPs

00:39:49 - Manual scavenging in India

00:44:14 - Changes at NDTV

00:51:24 - Nuh violence

00:54:29 - Balasore train accident

00:59:21 - Real-life Dunki

Produced and edited by Saif Ali Ekram, and recorded by Anil Kumar.


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