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Aarti Betigeri

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New Delhi, India
Multi-Platform Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  South Asia, India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Bangladesh, foreign policy, gender, environment, business, politics, refugees, culture, investigative journalism, architecture, art, design.

Journalist, back in Australia but missing India. Canberra | Melbourne | New Delhi | Bombay

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Biography

I’m a multi-platform foreign correspondent originally from Australia and now reporting across South Asia: in print, radio, video and online. I also dabble in commentary and consulting. I report on a staggeringly wide range of topics: from music to defence, refugees to architecture, foreign policy...

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Jun 21, 2017

One of the great things about not having a TV right now is not feeling compelled to watch #HackLive.

Jun 19, 2017

RT @JaneTribune: Hey, @guardianus I fixed it for you. Men charged with murdering women should not be invisible in headlines.…

Jun 18, 2017

RT @mrbenjaminlaw: My Good Weekend column on working from home. Shout out to all my fellow freelancing/stay-at-home garbage ferals. 😘…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

As an overnight radio news journalist as the SBS office in Melbourne.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, as a child: first a manual typewriter, then electric, with a miracle delete key! Then we graduated to an Apple IIe & never looked back.

How is social media changing news?

Sourcing side: eyewitness accounts; easier to locate talent/sources; although important to note these not always verifiable. Also marketing.