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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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@pomegranitaa — 1,518 followers, 4,784 tweets

Nov 23, 2017

RT @BBCMatthewPrice: 25 years ago Fikret Alic was photographed in a concentration camp in Bosnia. Today he’s in The Hague awaiting the v…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/933250554519724032 

Nov 23, 2017

Learning for today: you can't sauté leeks in water just because you've run out of butter. It just doesn't work.

Nov 22, 2017

RT @ZazaiWalid: The Authorities have arrested the journalist @BehrouzBoochani and took him We don't know where they took him. #ManusSOS

Nov 22, 2017

Follow @ZazaiWalid for real time updates on what's happening #manus

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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.