Sreenivasan Jain - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Sessions

Day 2
6:45 pm
Adjust Maadi

Whose Lie is it Anyway: #Fakenews

Chitra Subramaniam, Francois Gautier, Mukund Padmanabhan, Naresh Fernandes, Pratik Sinha, Sreenivasan Jain with Nitin Pai

Bio

Sreenivasan Jain is Managing Editor of New Delhi Television, India’s most respected 24hrs news and current affairs broadcaster. He presently anchors an award-winning weekly ground reportage and investigative show, Truth vs Hype, which focuses on political corruption, conflict zones and untold stories of social and economic tensions.
He also anchors a daily show, Reality Check, which aims at debunking official myths and government propaganda in a post-truth environment. He has been with NDTV since 1995, during which time he has done stints as Managing Editor of Profit, NDTV’s business channel, and as head of NDTV’s Mumbai bureau for 8 years.
He has anchored major prime time news telecasts and discussion based shows (The 9 o’clock News, India Decides, Star News on Sunday, The Newshour). Sreenivasan was selected as Journalist of the Year by the Ramnath Goenka Awards in 2014, by the Red Ink Awards in 2015, and Anchor of the Year at ENBA Awards, 2016. Other awards include the World Media Summit Awards in Beijing, the World Silver Medal at the New York Festivals, the Hero Honda Indian Television Academy Awards, the Indian Telly Awards, the ENBA Awards, and the GQ Man of the Year (Media) in 2009. He was a recipient of the Eisenhower Fellowship in 2000.