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What is the state of philanthropy in India? Why are girls dropping out from certain schools at higher rates? How India Lives looks for the answers to these types of questions other organizations have, in publicly available data.
“It was a huge revelation: If these kinds of stories, read by just a few thousand back then, could drive this kind of response, then imagine what we could achieve if we got to hundreds of thousands, then millions, of readers.”
In a country where the 10 most popular languages are all spoken by at least 25 million people, creating content that’s relevant to everyone is a tall order — which is why the BBC World Service needs some help.
Shekhar Gupta said he named his new venture The Print to signal to readers that its standards would be high: “We feel there is a belief that once you go digital, the bar is lowered.”
“The impact we’ve made has been noticeable on people in powerful positions, whether it’s politicians or mainstream media. We’ve opened them up, to see that you can’t ignore this, and that’s a good first step.”
“Nós temos uma relação aberta para mostrar que você não pode ignorar isso, e é um bom primeiro passo”.
“It wasn’t only about launching the new teams itself…The way we are launching new services impacts in a very big editorial way how we’re running existing ones.”
The digital business reporting outlet — think The Information for India — isn’t yet a year old and has paying subscribers in “the low to mid-1,000s.”
It automated live tweeting the Indian Premier League cricket games, which spanned a month and a half and involved 60 different matches and around 200 players.