Sessions

Time Ballroom Avi Sulekh
11:00 - 11:30 Inauguration of Talk Journalism 2018
11:30 - 12:00 Toon Talks with
Manjul Kishore, Keshav and Abhishek Tiwari
12:00 -12:45 Playing Devil to the Devil's Advocate
Ayaz Memon talks to Karan Thapar
13:00 - 13:45 Fighting the Fake News Menace
H R Venkatesh (JSK Journalism Fellow, Stanford)
Trushar Barot (Digital Launch Editor, BBC India)
Pratik Sinha (Founder, Alt News)
Jency Jacob (Managing Editor, Boom)
13:00 - 13:15 The Business of Headlines
by Ayodhya Prasad (Former Journalist & Communication Professional)
13:15 - 13:30 When Journalism Perpetrates Genocide
by Dushyant Singh (Editor, News Central 24x7)
13:30 - 13:45 Covering the Caste Bias by
Japan Pathak (Founder/Editor, Desh Gujarat)
13:45 - 15:00 BREAK
15:00 - 15:45 Challenges in Covering North-East
Arijit Sen (Amnesty International)
Patricia Mukhim (Editor, The Shillong Times)
Tongam Rina (Arunachal Times)
Pradip Phanjoubam (Editor, Imphal Free Press)
How North-East is portrayed in Mainstream Media Samrat Choudhary (Senior Journalist)
Samudra Kashyap Gupta (Senior Journalist)
Tulika Devi (Senior Journalist, News 18, Assam)
16:00 - 16:15 The Price You Pay to be a Journalist
by L P Pant (Dainik Bhaskar)
16:15 - 16:45 Inside an Afghan News Room
by Lotfullah Najafizada (Head, TOLO News, Afghanistan)
16:45 - 17:45 Creating Our Niche On Social Media
Gagan Chaudhary (YouTuber)
Praval Sharma (YouTuber)
Savi & Vid (Bruised Passport)
16:45 - 17:45
RJ Kartik in Conversation with
Swanand Kirkire (Lyricist & Singer)
18:45 - 19:45 Unconference
19:45 - 20:45 Music Band Session
Musical Evening
Time Ballroom Avi Sulekh
10:00 - 10:45 India Invisible:
Uma Sudhir (Executive Editor, NDTV)
Harpal Singh (Assistant Editor, The Hindu)
Vidya Dharamraj (Founder, Corvi Post)
Vikas Pandey (BBC)
Reporting South India
T S Sudhir (Senior Journalist)
E Perumal (Editor, Tamil Online)
Gunashekren (Editor, News 18, Tamil Nadu)
Rajeev Devraj (Sr. Editor, News18, Kerala)
10:45 - 11:15 Rural Reportage in Indian Media:
Devendra Sharma (Senior Journalist)
10:45 - 11:00 Transition that Digital Media Brings to Story Telling
by Naresh Fernandes (Editor, Scroll)
11:00 - 11:15 An Investor's Take on Business of Media:
Shweta Shalini (Angel Investor)
11:15 - 11:30 Bringing Mosul to the World:
11:45 - 12:45 Google Workshop:
Google India
12:45 - 14:00 BREAK
14:00 - 14:30 Political Sattire:
Akash Banerjee (Satirist)
14:30 - 15:15 Being a Whistle Blower - To be Announced
15:15 - 16:00 Lightening Round (Behind the Scenes of the Most Impactful Stories)
Rachna Khaira (Senior Correspondent, The Tribune)
Sushant Singh (Deputy Editor, Indian Express)
Anand Choudhary (Senior Journalist, Dainik Bhaskar)
16:00 - 16:15 Perils of Writing a Political Biography
by Sankarshan Thakur (Roving Editor, The Telegraph)
16:15 - 16:45 British High Commission Talk
16:45 - 17:15 Who has the Funds to Fuel Digital Media:
Govindraj Ethiraj (Founder, Boom Live & India Spend)
R Jagannathan (Editorial Director, The Swarajya)
Sanjay Pugalia (Editorial Director, The Quint)
17:15-17:45 Is Being Independent the Best Way of Doing Journalism:
Swati Chaturvedi (Senior Journalist)
Anand Ranganathan (Consulting Editor, Swarajya)
17:45 - 18:00 Balanced Journalism in Today's Time:
Seema Chishti (Senior Journalist)
19:00 - 20:00 Musical Evening
Time Ballroom Avi Sulekh
10:00 - 10:30 Walking Around the World
by Paul Salopak
Digital Duniya me Urdu Sahafat
Salik Khan (Ghalib-in-Chief, TJ) in Conversation with
Mahtab Alam (Editor, The Wire Urdu)
Rana Safvi (Author & Historian)
10:30 - 10:50 Conversation on
Note By Note

Jairaj Singh(Journalist)in Conversation with
Seema Chishti (Senior Journalist)
Sushant Singh (Deputy Editor, Indian Express)
Ankur Bhardwaj (Author)
10:30 - 11:00 Kisse Rajneeti Ke
by Saurabh Dwivedi (Editor, The Lallantop)
10:50 - 11:10 Turning the Tables: Five Journalism Students take on Veteran Editor
Mark Manual (Founder peepingmoon.com)
11:15 - 11:45 Defending a Whistle Blower
Suhasini Haider (Diplomatic Affairs Editor, The Hindu) in Conversation with
Ben Wizner
11:45 - 12:15 Subramanian Swamy (Member of Parliament) talks about His Escape from Parliament during Emergency. The Pressure on Media Then and Now
12:15 -12:45 Dateline Kashmir
Rajesh Raina (Group Editor, News18) in Conversation with
Anuradha Bhasin (Editor, The KashmirTimes)
Sameer Arshad (Hindustan Times)
12:45 - 14:00 BREAK
14:00 - 14:45 Political Reportage in Times of Social Media
Rahul Shrivastava (National Affairs Editor, India Today)
Narendra Nath Mishra (Assistant Editor, Navbharat Times)
Nikhil Wagle (Senior Journalist)
14:45 - 15:15 Soldier's Take on Conflict Reporting
Wg.Cdr. Anupam Banerjee (Indian Air Force)
Nitu Bhattacharya (DIG, CRPF)
15:15 - 16:00 Battleground Rajasthan
Shripal Shaktawat (Editor, News 18, Rajasthan)in Conversation with
Sachin Pilot (PCC Chief, Rajasthan)
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (MoS, Government of India)
16:00 - 16:30 Keynote
Barkha Dutt (Author, Contributing Columnist)
16:30 - 17:00 Mulk - The Times We Live in
Anubhav Sinha (Film Director) in Conversation with Vineet Kumar (Author)
17:00 - 17:00 Closing Ceremony

*Program Subjected to Change

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