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Read more about being a Neuffer Fellow and the life changing internships at the Boston Globe and the New York Times.

A Trip To Manchester-By-The-Sea

The open sea! After spending three months in the Opinion section, I will be spending my remaining time at the Globe pitching stories to the Features section of the newspaper. The first story I was…

My first editorial in The Boston Globe!

For the past couple of months, the work I’ve done at the Boston Globe has been focused on op-eds and contributing to discussions about upcoming editorials. Last week, I finally got the chance to write…

Thoughts on Covering Right-Wing Extremists

A protest in Washington, D.C. in August 2018 against the second Unite the Right rally (a year after Charlottesville). Credits: Mobilus in Mobili, Flickr. CC It’s been so difficult to watch the recent incidents involving…

Reflections after Courage

The stage at the Courage in Journalism awards before the start of the ceremony. A little under two weeks ago, I joined the IWMF team in New York for the Courage in Journalism awards ceremony…

Ellen Clegg on the Neuffer Fellowship

I thought it would be great to have a short background  on Ellen Clegg, who was the editor of the Boston Globe’s opinion page for a long time and worked with many of the previous…

Endorsement Meetings at the Globe Ahead of the 2018 Midterms

Newspapers endorsing candidates running for national or local seats in the US is a phenomenon many Europe-based journalists find bizarre. While European papers will definitely have a general “bias” or slant for a certain candidate,…

Courage will persist

Attended the Courage in Journalism Awards Ceremony yesterday in New York. The parents of Kim Wall, the Swedish journalist who was brutally murdered, were here with us. And, everyone got a card of my friend Sim…

Meet Kasparov, such a wise and courageous man.

In this semester’s first Starr Forum which is a brand event of CIS at MIT, the respected Russian chess grandmaster and dissident political activist Garry Kasparov talked about “Trump-Putin Phenomenon”. Luckily, I managed to interview him…

Nerd Pride & Humor: The Harvard Bridge

  【Nerd Pride & Humor】The Harvard Bridge between MIT campus (in Cambridge) and Boston is measured by a strange standard– Smoot. In October 1958, Oliver Smoot, a then student who graduated in 1962 repeatedly lay…