Freelance culture reporter, MA Arts & Culture Grad @ColumbiaJourn, Former Principal Correspondent & Online Editor at @HTBrunch. Founder dalitdiscrimination.tumblr.com

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Biography

I grew up in a small town in India, and I hated it. I lived in Delhi for ten years and loved it. I reported from Turkey and marveled at gray Persian cats leisurely perched at lampposts. Now I live in New York and wear a ton of black.

I am a journalist and a copywriter, curious about how culture, ...

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@YashicaDutt — 12,258 followers, 10,848 tweets

Sep 24, 2017

@digtanya Look forward to reading more of your work!

Sep 24, 2017

@digtanya Your Indiewire review lucidly examines what's wrong w/ deflecting her narrative towards blame on her illness & activism. I'm so glad I read!

Sep 24, 2017

@digtanya Thank you for your review of Ms. Simone's documentary. I watched it yesterday but couldn't identify what made me so uncomfortable

Sep 06, 2017

RT @RajkamalBooks: जो इस पागलपन में शामिल नहीं होंगे, मारे जाएँगे कठघरे में खड़े कर दिये जाएँगे जो विरोध में बोलेंगे जो सच-सच बोलेंगे,…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Interviewing local celebrities about their Christmas plans.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I am not hipster enough to do it.

How is social media changing news?

It's breaking news and spreading it on its own terms.

Awards

WAN-IFRA Silver Award

2012 - Photojournalism for Features Photography
For a fashion shoot I ideated, curated and organized as the Principal Correspondent and Fashion Writer for Hindustan Times, New Delhi, India