Writing With Fire

Institute History

Description

In one of the most socially oppressive and patriarchal states of India emerges a newspaper, Khabar Lahariya, run entirely by rural women belonging to the ‘low caste’ community. Meera, Khabar Lahariya’s popular reporter, decides to magnify the paper’s impact with an audacious move – to transform from print to a digital news agency. Working in media dark villages, mocked and discouraged, this is the story of a visionary woman's feisty spirit in building what will probably be the world’s first digital news agency run entirely by rural women.

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