Writing With Fire


Tucked away in rural Uttar Pradesh, India, where ubiquitous violence against women goes unpunished, a newspaper run entirely by Dalit women emerges. Meera, its key journalist, defies every norm of her caste-based patriarchal society when she decides to magnify the local paper’s impact with an audacious move from print to digital media. Armed with smartphones, Meera and her colleagues are breaking age-old traditions, reporting from the frontlines of India’s biggest political stories, and redefining what it truly means to be powerful. This is the story of the most disempowered seeking justice against all odds and putting digital democracy to the test.


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