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50 words English owes to India
futurejournalismproject:

Happy 65th Birthday, India!
Here are some FJP links for the day. See here for our interview segments with Micha X. Peled, director of Bitter Seeds, an important, moving documentary about the crisis faced by India’s farmers. Relevant, considering how integral India’s farmer’s are to the country’s economy and identity, which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh acknowledges in his Independence Day Speech. For a great source on what’s going on with media in India, read The Hoot. For free speech issues in India specifically, see The Free Speech Hub.
Bonus: One of our favorite posts on India from the FJP archives about the last handwritten newspaper still in print. 
Images: How India ushered in its first Independence Day from First Post. Reblogged from fuckyeahsouthasia.
futurejournalismproject:

Happy 65th Birthday, India!
Here are some FJP links for the day. See here for our interview segments with Micha X. Peled, director of Bitter Seeds, an important, moving documentary about the crisis faced by India’s farmers. Relevant, considering how integral India’s farmer’s are to the country’s economy and identity, which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh acknowledges in his Independence Day Speech. For a great source on what’s going on with media in India, read The Hoot. For free speech issues in India specifically, see The Free Speech Hub.
Bonus: One of our favorite posts on India from the FJP archives about the last handwritten newspaper still in print. 
Images: How India ushered in its first Independence Day from First Post. Reblogged from fuckyeahsouthasia.
futurejournalismproject:

Happy 65th Birthday, India!
Here are some FJP links for the day. See here for our interview segments with Micha X. Peled, director of Bitter Seeds, an important, moving documentary about the crisis faced by India’s farmers. Relevant, considering how integral India’s farmer’s are to the country’s economy and identity, which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh acknowledges in his Independence Day Speech. For a great source on what’s going on with media in India, read The Hoot. For free speech issues in India specifically, see The Free Speech Hub.
Bonus: One of our favorite posts on India from the FJP archives about the last handwritten newspaper still in print. 
Images: How India ushered in its first Independence Day from First Post. Reblogged from fuckyeahsouthasia.
futurejournalismproject:

Happy 65th Birthday, India!
Here are some FJP links for the day. See here for our interview segments with Micha X. Peled, director of Bitter Seeds, an important, moving documentary about the crisis faced by India’s farmers. Relevant, considering how integral India’s farmer’s are to the country’s economy and identity, which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh acknowledges in his Independence Day Speech. For a great source on what’s going on with media in India, read The Hoot. For free speech issues in India specifically, see The Free Speech Hub.
Bonus: One of our favorite posts on India from the FJP archives about the last handwritten newspaper still in print. 
Images: How India ushered in its first Independence Day from First Post. Reblogged from fuckyeahsouthasia.
futurejournalismproject:

Happy 65th Birthday, India!
Here are some FJP links for the day. See here for our interview segments with Micha X. Peled, director of Bitter Seeds, an important, moving documentary about the crisis faced by India’s farmers. Relevant, considering how integral India’s farmer’s are to the country’s economy and identity, which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh acknowledges in his Independence Day Speech. For a great source on what’s going on with media in India, read The Hoot. For free speech issues in India specifically, see The Free Speech Hub.
Bonus: One of our favorite posts on India from the FJP archives about the last handwritten newspaper still in print. 
Images: How India ushered in its first Independence Day from First Post. Reblogged from fuckyeahsouthasia.

futurejournalismproject:

Happy 65th Birthday, India!

Here are some FJP links for the day. See here for our interview segments with Micha X. Peled, director of Bitter Seeds, an important, moving documentary about the crisis faced by India’s farmers. Relevant, considering how integral India’s farmer’s are to the country’s economy and identity, which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh acknowledges in his Independence Day Speech. For a great source on what’s going on with media in India, read The Hoot. For free speech issues in India specifically, see The Free Speech Hub.

Bonus: One of our favorite posts on India from the FJP archives about the last handwritten newspaper still in print. 

Images: How India ushered in its first Independence Day from First Post. Reblogged from fuckyeahsouthasia.

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fictionthatmatters:

India cartoonist Aseem Trivedi’s arrest sparks outrage
Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi is being held in Mumbai on charges of sedition
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The arrest of an Indian anti-corruption cartoonist on sedition charges has sparked widespread criticism.
Aseem Trivedi appeared in court in Mumbai on Monday and was remanded in custody until 24 September for cartoons allegedly mocking the constitution.
Mr Trivedi is also accused of insulting India’s flag. He is demanding the charges against him be dropped.
The cartoonist has been participating in the anti-corruption movement led by campaigner Anna Hazare.
(via BBC News - India cartoonist Aseem Trivedi’s arrest sparks outrage)

fictionthatmatters:

India cartoonist Aseem Trivedi’s arrest sparks outrage

Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi is being held in Mumbai on charges of sedition

The arrest of an Indian anti-corruption cartoonist on sedition charges has sparked widespread criticism.

Aseem Trivedi appeared in court in Mumbai on Monday and was remanded in custody until 24 September for cartoons allegedly mocking the constitution.

Mr Trivedi is also accused of insulting India’s flag. He is demanding the charges against him be dropped.

The cartoonist has been participating in the anti-corruption movement led by campaigner Anna Hazare.

(via BBC News - India cartoonist Aseem Trivedi’s arrest sparks outrage)