Q&A: Corps Member Aarefa Johari

Aarefa Johari is a journalist covering work and gender for Scroll.in through Report for the World.  The interview has been edited for length and clarity.  What led you to become a journalist?  I wanted to be a journalist since I was 10 or 11. Initially it was because I love writing and wanted to pursue

Report for the World announces first-ever corps

BOSTON — Report for the World announced today the selection of six journalists for its 2021-2022 reporting corps. Three corps members will join the staff at TheCable in Nigeria and three will join Scroll.in in India.  The announcement coincides with World Press Freedom Day, a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom: to

Q&A: Scroll.in’s Supriya Sharma

Supriya Sharma is the executive editor of Scroll.in, a digital news outlet and our first partner newsroom in India. The interview has been edited for length and clarity. How did you end up at Scroll.in? I have been a journalist for 18 years now. I actually started as a reporter at NDTV where I ended

Q&A: TheCable’s Simon Kolawole

Simon Kolawole is the founder and chief executive officer of TheCable, a digital newspaper and our first partner newsroom in Nigeria. The interview has been edited for length and clarity. Why did you start TheCable? I worked all my life as a newspaper journalist. I loved the smell of the newsprint and the editing process.