Daily Archives: 19 June 2020

J-POD || Podcast || Data journalism as a career option for young journalists || Advice from Rukmini Shrinivasan, former data editor, The Hindu & Huff Post India

*** Rukmini Shrinivasan, host of ‘The Moving Curve‘ podcast, and former data editor of The Hindu and Huff Post India, on what India’s #COVID numbers mean—and #DataJournalism as a career option for young journalists. Also read: “India’s official COVID numbers are an undercount”  

‘The Hindu’ virtually sounds the death knell for its Mumbai edition, tells 25 ‘elite’ staffers to leave, as COVID wreaks havoc to revenue streams

*** The Mumbai edition of The Hindu, launched with much fanfare five years ago, has run into serious turbulence with over two dozen staffers being asked to leave the 142-year-old organisation at less than a fortnight’s notice. The indicated last date is June 30. Almost all those whose resignations have been sought, orally, had been…