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Wednesday, 12th August, 2020

Maya Mirchandani

Maya Mirchandani

Maya Mirchandani is an award winning Indian journalist. She now teaches Media Studies at Ashoka University and a Senior Fellow at the Delhi based Observer Research Foundation, Mirchandani's research is focused on ‘Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism’, 'De-radicalisation, Misinformation and Hate Speech' and focuses her teaching on principles and practice of conflict journalism in an environment where free speech, debate and dissent are increasingly challenged, condemned or silenced. She moved to academia after over two decades with NDTV. Mirchandani has won the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism twice, the Red Ink Award for Reporting on Human Rights as well as the Exchange for Media Broadcast Journalism Award for Best International Affairs reporting.



TM Krishna and Maya Mirchandani in conversation

The groundbreaking musician, writer and activist speaks with journalist Maya Mirchandani of his latest book, where the metaphor of the ‘mridangam’ and its cultural history takes us on a journey across the structural inequalities of power and public performance. A deep discussion for our virtual times on society, tradition and art.