New website, The Hoot, covering media in the subcontinent launched

The Delhi-based Media Foundation has recently launched a website The Hoot which aims to track the media in the Indian subcontinent.

With initial support from UNESCO and individuals, the site is the outcome of the concern felt by a group of practicing journalists at some recent trends in journalism in this part of the world, and also attempts to provide tools for communities and individuals to interact with the media.

Sevanti Ninan, journalist, author and media columnist for the Hindu, Shailaja Bajpai, media columnist, Indian Express, Mannika Chopra, Delhi bureau chief, The Telegraph, and Shubhra Gupta media columnist, Hindustan Times, are the persons whose initiative has made the website possible.

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