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Bijoy Venugopal

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Bangalore, India
Travel Writer, Cartoonist and Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  Travel, Tourism, Travel Destinations, Hotels, Hospitality, Natural History, Wildlife, Birding, Travel Writing, Music, Hospitality, Conservation, Heritage, Food, Culture, Profiles, Music, Parenting
Doesn't Cover: software, finance, technology

Digital Content Nut. Writer. Cartoonist. Musicosaur. Founder-editor @thegreenogre. Co-host #TravelIST Thurs 8:30 PM IST. Views extreme. Troll with care

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Biography

Journalist and travel writer. Most recently Travel Editor at Yahoo India in Bangalore, where he led the creation of innovative online travel content. Contributes to leading magazines and has been published in Outlook Traveller, Open magazine, Mint Lounge, Tehelka, India Abroad, etc. Over 16 years...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was an intern at a weekly newsmagazine, The Week, in Kochi, India. My next job in journalism was at Rediff.com, Mumbai.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes!

How is social media changing news?

News is breaking faster but filtering noise is a bigger challenge. Old journalistic values such as balance and scepticism still hold good.