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Here is reason #2 to support Citizen Matters’ work.

No other local newsmedia empowers citizens to highlight issues and find solutions, the way we do. There are over 700 Citizen Journalists we have worked with!

We are organising a special Journalism Workshop that is sure to empower any citizen looking to make a difference!

Whether you are a citizen activist or an aspiring writer-journalist, or just somebody who wants to write impactfully on issues important to you and reach out to a larger audience, this is the right workshop for you.

When: 9:30am – 4:30pm, Saturday April 2nd 2016
Where: IIM Bangalore, Bannerghatta Road


The workshop includes interactive sessions by top notch facilitators – covering writing, photography, filmmaking, data journalism and tools, along with an understanding of how the city works.

  • Vasanthi Hariprakash: Journalist, TV and Radio Anchor, Show host and Media Trainer
  • Deepak Malghan: Assistant Professor, Centre for Public Policy, IIM-B
  • Raksha Kumar: Multimedia journalist, Chameli Devi Jain Award 2016 winner
  • Perumal Venkatesan (PeeVee): Photographer, Entrepreneur, Photo walk buff
  • Nisha Thompson: Director, Data Meet, Open data enthusiast
  • And moreā€¦

Detailed speaker bios here.

Fee: Rs 5,000
Register yourself or nominate a friend:

This workshop is a fundraising event to support the journalism on Citizen Matters. There is a group discount of 20% (minimum of three in group). If you are a deserving candidate who needs a discount, please contact us.

All proceeds from the workshop will be considered as a donation towards Oorvani Foundation and will go towards supporting the journalism published on Citizen Matters. The donation will also be exempt from tax up to 50% under section 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961.