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‘We should judge systems like the police in how they respond to people with the least, not the most’: Sonia Faleiro
Arts & Culture

‘We should judge systems like the police in how they respond to people with the least, not the most’: Sonia Faleiro

The culmination of four years of exhaustive research on the Budaun teenagers’ deaths, Faleiro's new book, The Good Girls, paints a distressing picture of gendered inequalities in modern India. 

Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar win Pulitzer; Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo awarded for report on Rohingyas that landed them in prison
World

Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar win Pulitzer; Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo awarded for report on Rohingyas that landed them in prison

Reuters won a Pulitzer prize for an investigative report that revealed the massacre of 10 Muslim Rohingya men by Buddhist villagers and Myanmar security forces, done by two young Reuters reporters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo who are currently in jail.

Google News lab and ProPublica partner to create database for hate crimes via machine learning
News & Analysis

Google News lab and ProPublica partner to create database for hate crimes via machine learning

According to ProPublica they also intend to develop the data set via experiences of people who have been victims of hateful crimes

Spotlight journalist Michael Rezendes: 'Donald Trump's rhetoric has polarised Americans'
Life

Spotlight journalist Michael Rezendes: 'Donald Trump's rhetoric has polarised Americans'

Michael Rezendes, who was part of the Boston Globe Spotlight team's investigation into a sexual abuse cover-up scandal involving the Catholic Church (also the subject of the Oscar-winning film Spotlight, in which he was played by Mark Ruffalo), spoke to Firstpost about investigative journalism, Donald Trump and reporting in a 'post-truth' world

Vyapam deaths not sensational enough? Flashbulbs of Lalit-gate have left media blind
Politics

Vyapam deaths not sensational enough? Flashbulbs of Lalit-gate have left media blind

That the Vyapam scam took some 40 deaths for the story to really gather steam is a slap on the face of investigative media in this country.

Bradlee hailed as a charismatic and courageous journalist
World

Bradlee hailed as a charismatic and courageous journalist

Bradlee was a true friend and genius leader in journalism. He forever altered our business, said Woodward and Bernstein.

Ben Bradlee, ex-Washington Post editor who worked on Watergate, dies
World

Ben Bradlee, ex-Washington Post editor who worked on Watergate, dies

Bradlee died at his home of natural causes, the Post reported.

After Tejpal row, will Tehelka shut down?
India

After Tejpal row, will Tehelka shut down?

Sources in the Tehelka management have told Headlines Today that efforts to raise finances for 2014 have come a cropper and the announcement of the shutdown could come within days.