Ep 113: Arnab Goswami, Andaman journalist’s arrest, and more
In this episode, host Snigdha Sharma is joined by Newslaundry’s Basant Kumar, Ayush Tiwari, and Hameeda Syed. Ayush begins by discussing his reports on Arnab Goswami quitting the Editor’s Guild of India, the FIR’s filed against him by the Congress, and the fiasco that followed. Hameeda tells the panel about the strange events that led to the alleged arrest of an Andaman based journalist. Further, Basant enlightens the panel about his report on the migrant workers who died while walking back to their native places, amidst the lockdown. This inevitably leads to a discussion surrounding the mental health of reporters who have been covering the pandemic and its effects from close quarters. This and a lot more as they talk about what made news, what didn’t, and what shouldn’t have. Tune in!