Democracy & Media in India: A Conversation with Siddharth Varadarajan

A conversation with Siddharth Varadarajan, one of India’s leading journalists.
Wednesday, 19 October 2022 | 15:00 to 17:00 EDT | York University

—Reception to follow—

Siddharth Varadarajan is an award-winning journalist who has recently won the Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize Silver Medal, the Ramnath Goenka Award, the Shorenstein award for outstanding reporting, and most recently, the prestigious Deutsche Welle Freedom of Speech Award. He has been a visiting lecturer at the school of journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Poynter Fellow at Yale University. He served as the Editor of The Hindu, and in 2013, he co-founded The Wire, an outstanding non-profit digital news portal.

This event is the launch of South Asia Forum: Demos, Democratization, and Democracy lecture series

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Co-sponsored by: Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies; Department of Anthropology; Department of Politics; Department of Social Science; Department of Sociology; Faculty of Arts, Media, Performance and Design; Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change; Graduate Program in Communication and Culture; Vice-President, Research & Innovation; and the York Centre for Asian Research.