TCN - Covering the North East and its Discord - Sushanta Talukdar
The Chicken-Neck PodcastAugust 14, 2021x
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TCN - Covering the North East and its Discord - Sushanta Talukdar

In our 11th episode, we are joined by Mr. Sushanta Talukdar, a distinguished journalist from Assam, who has a wide experience of covering Northeast for decades. Mr. Talukdar has worked extensively with several national dailies including his long association with The Hindu and continues to write in prominent publications. He is also the recipient of the prestigious Parag Kumar Das Journalism Award 2016. Mr.Talukdar spoke to us on an array of issues on the episode which starts off with his personal journey as a journalist and his views on the issues brewing in the arena of journalism such as technology and the rise of media portals (20:00) as well as his own venture NEZINE (28:00). On the policy front we discussed the contentious questions around population control (38:00) the cattle protection bill as well as the latest Assam-Mizoram border dispute (48:00) and it's impact on policy (60:00) and economic upliftment of the Northeast. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the podcast are those of the individual podcasters. Listener Discretion is advised.

In our 11th episode, we are joined by Mr. Sushanta Talukdar, a distinguished journalist from Assam, who has a wide experience of covering Northeast for decades. Mr. Talukdar has worked extensively with several national dailies including his long association with The Hindu and continues to write in prominent publications. He is also the recipient of the prestigious Parag Kumar Das Journalism Award 2016. Mr.Talukdar spoke to us on an array of issues on the episode which starts off with his personal journey as a journalist and his views on the issues brewing in the arena of journalism such as technology and the rise of media portals (20:00) as well as his own venture NEZINE (28:00). On the policy front we discussed the contentious questions around population control (38:00) the cattle protection bill as well as the latest Assam-Mizoram border dispute (48:00) and it's impact on policy (60:00) and economic upliftment of the Northeast. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the podcast are those of the individual podcasters. Listener Discretion is advised.