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Raju Narisetti

New York, New York
Senior Vice President, Strategy, News Corp
As seen in:  Poynter Online, Digiday, Livemint

Everything seems impossible, until it is done. Senior Vice President, Strategy, @NewsCorp. Board Member: @icfj @iieglobal. Formerly @rajunarisetti

Virendra (Sam) Singh | Turning young rural girls into assertive, articulate women

Virendra (Sam) Singh | Turning young rural girls into assertive, articulate women
livemint.com — Roti-driven model: Virendra (Sam) Singh stands among students during lunchtime at Pardada Pardadi School in Anoopshahr, UP .(Harikrishna Katragadda) Bichola (Uttar Pradesh): To get a sense of how far Virendra (Sam) Singh has come and how far he still has to go, it might help to begin this story with his family tree.

The work-in-progress answer

The work-in-progress answer
livemint.com — I don't really know this 60-year-old very well any more. I wasn't alive for her first 20 or so years. And I haven't been around for her last 20 or so years. So, when I am asked-quite frequently-how it feels to be back home, I have to pause and search for words that say what I mean and mean what I want to say.

Minds that (should) matter

Minds that (should) matter
forbesindia.com — Life/ Special | Jan 2, 2015 | 536 views F orbes India wanted me to list India-based intellectuals who are well regarded outside India. This isn't that. Instead, this is a list of smart thinkers and doers who I-and a few others whose judgement I trust-think ought to be closely followed and read to get a smarter understanding of today's India and its place in the world.

Minds that (should) matter

Minds that (should) matter
forbesindia.com — Life/ Special | Jan 2, 2015 | 2450 views F orbes India wanted me to list India-based intellectuals who are well regarded outside India. This isn't that. Instead, this is a list of smart thinkers and doers who I-and a few others whose judgement I trust-think ought to be closely followed and read to get a smarter understanding of today's India and its place in the world.

A thaw in the newsroom glacier

A thaw in the newsroom glacier
niemanlab.org — Here is hoping 2015 will see: - The Pulitzer Prizes are not given to the same annual one-day wonders. - Stories on Jill Abramson morph into stories from Jill Abramson. - More math - any math - in all those gushy profiles of new media startups and journalism's saviors.

Could a Journalist Rescue Fund take threatened reporters out of harm’s way?

Could a Journalist Rescue Fund take threatened reporters out of harm’s way?
niemanlab.org — Over the past 22 years, 1,059 journalists have been killed. Worldwide, some 430 journalists are in exile from their home countries. Hundreds more are injured, persecuted, muzzled, and threatened, mostly by governments and sometimes by influential non-governmental forces, all interested in stifling a free, fearless press.

Indiana University Journalism to honor six alumni

Indiana University Journalism to honor six alumni
news.indiana.edu — Indiana University Journalism to honor six alumni FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University Journalism will honor six alumni, including digital news innovators, educators and reporters, at its fourth annual Distinguished Alumni Awards celebration Sept. 13. "We're delighted to honor this year's class of distinguished alumni," said interim dean Lesa Hatley Major.

Raju Narisetti: Can the Pulitzer Prizes do more for journalism?

Raju Narisetti: Can the Pulitzer Prizes do more for journalism?
niemanlab.org — The 98th-annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music, awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board, were announced a few weeks ago by Columbia University. In his 1904 will, Joseph Pulitzer, the Hungarian-American journalist and newspaper publisher, left $2 million to Columbia University.

We need to talk: 26 awkward questions to ask news organizations about the move to digital

We need to talk: 26 awkward questions to ask news organizations about the move to digital
niemanlab.org — Here are 25 awkward questions (and one counter-question) that I wish media reporters/critics would routinely ask of editors and mainstream news organizations, each year. These might be uncomfortable, if truthfully and publicly answered, but even if you "no comment" your way out of that query, the questions might actually help spur newsroom leadership to focus on what really matters.

In defense of ‘vanity’ metrics: why page views are still important

In defense of ‘vanity’ metrics: why page views are still important
poynter.org — Editor's note: On Monday, Poynter's Rick Edmonds argued for new ways to measure digital audiences that would replace the widely used unique visitors and page views. In this post, New Corp's Raju Narisetti takes a contrary view. Portions of this post appeared previously in a Newspaper Association of America blog.
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