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Bijoy Venugopal

Bangalore, India
Senior Manager and Editor, Flipkart
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. #Travel Writer. Cartoonist. Musicosaur. Founder-editor @thegreenogre. Co-hosts #TravelIST Thursdays 8:30 PM IST. Views personal

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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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May 24, 2017

RT @Living_Escaping: #TravelIST Delhi Meet-Up is HAPPENING: 18th June:-D Register interest here so we can keep you updated:  Pls RT :)

May 24, 2017

RT @openroadb4me: Got a topic idea for this week's #TravelIST poll? Tweet it to @bijoyv @Living_Escaping or me. Chat starts Thursday at 8:30pm IST!

May 23, 2017

RT @Outlookindia: Dear #PareshRawal, You Deserve A Crash-Course In #ArundhatiRoy's Writings. Here Are Four Articles By Her.…

May 23, 2017

Years of pizza ordering and farsaan munching have damaged Paresh Rawal's brains. Never been a fan. Now he's utterly revolting #pareshrawal

May 23, 2017

@AmazonHelp I've chatted with a customer service rep who gave me plenty of apologies, a vague, helpless reply and no solution. Doesn't help

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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, Mumbai.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


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.