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Introducing Southasiasphere: The Himal guide to the region

ISSUE #1: Covid-19 in Southasia, civilian government vs the generals in Myanmar, postponed elections in SriLanka and more.

| Mar 20, 2020

Whither nuance?

International coverage of anti-Muslim violence in central Sri Lanka left something to be desired.

| Mar 27, 2018

The business of news

How the editorial and factual veracity of news is being threatened.

| Sep 18, 2016

Uncertain times

Lessons from uneven and unequal access to information during times of crisis.

Word-weary

| Dec 01, 2008

Channel Southasia

Isn’t it time for a regional television network that ‘thinks Southasian’ and broadcasts via satellite and cable throughout the region? While Latin America’s incipient Telesur and West Asia’s energetic Al Jazeera might provide models, it …

| Nov 01, 2005

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