How do you make sure your digital start-up stands-out-- and survives-- in the fast-moving world of online news? Start-up leaders weigh in on the joys and challenges of building a new media outlet in the digital era.
Samir Rao, co-founder and vice-president of operations at OZY
Ryan E. Galloway, Managing Editor of Contently
Nilay Patel, editor-in-chief and founder of The Verge
The Road Less Taken: Unconventional Paths to Journalism
Not all journalism career paths are linear. Journalists who started out in other fields discuss the mid-career transitions that brought them into the world of media-- and share their tips on breaking into the industry.
Wajahat Ali, co-host of “The Stream” on Al Jazeera America
Elizabeth Segran, contributing writer at Fast Company, Foreign Affairs and The Atlantic
Devi Nampiaparampil, physician, researcher and professor at NYU School of Medicine
Preserving South Asian History
It's not always enough to report the latest news-- it's also important to preserve and document fast-fading history. How curators and historians are building multi-media and cross-platform journalistic archives for South Asian history.
Masum Momaya, curator at the Smithsonian Institution
Samip Mallick, director of the South Asian American Digital Archives
Navina Haidar, curator of Islamic art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Of Democracy and Disorder: Covering The South Asian Political Landscape
A close-up look at the tumultuous transitions underway across South Asia-- from Pakistan to Afghanistan, and India to Sri Lanka.
Habiba Nosheen, journalist and award-winning filmmaker behind "Outlawed in Pakistan"
Sadanand Dhume, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and columnist at the Wall Street Journal