N. Jayaram is a journalist now based in Bangalore after more than 23 years in East Asia (mainly Hong Kong and Beijing) and 11 years in New Delhi. He was with the Press Trust of India news agency for 15 years and Agence France-Presse for 11 years and is currently engaged in editing and translating for NGOs and academic institutions. He writes Walker Jay's blog.
We need to talk about South Africa
The controversial Protection of State Information Bill is threatening South African freedom of speech. South...
Published in: openIndiaFrenzied argument in India
A high-decibel debate lasting several weeks in India has forced an agreement on introducing a draconian...
From China with soul: are we paying heed?
With China storming ahead of its neighbours in economic development, we are seeing an admiring India beginning to...
Language: groundswell forces a retreat by Chinese authorities
The people of Guangdong have managed to defend Cantonese as their prime time television language