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I write about international affairs for the Editorial page of the [The New York Times] (http// Author of Motiba's Tattoos: A Granddaughter's Journey into her Indian Family's Past (Public Affairs 2000), Planet India: The Turbulent Rise of the World's Largest Democracy and the Future o...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Member of the Editorial Board, @nytimes

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

Social media is completely upending how news is reported, disseminated and accessed. It has also become a maker of news.