Although 2020 has taken all of us on a roller coaster ride. Some of them have lived a lavish life while others have been suffering every day. Indian Women journalists have gone a step ahead and proved the nation by their fearless commitment to their work.
Here are some of the journalists who have been exceptional in their work and broke all the norms of COVID-19 and their fearless impact on Indian History.
1) Rana Ayub
A journalist based out of Mumbai. She has been lending her hands to the emigrants alone during the pandemic and seeking help from the government when needed. Rana Ayub went out and served food for the needy which was beyond her Journalism work.
Your hate wont stop us from doing the right thing. Our relief work continues EVERYDAY. Thank you for helping us help them. Here is a link for donations to help the poorest of the poor https://t.co/y6OADrDpPE pic.twitter.com/3egBIfA6Dx
— Rana Ayyub (@RanaAyyub) August 11, 2020
2) Tanushree Pandey
Her research on Hathras rape case ensured everyone knew her by her work and the truth behind the case. Her continuous study and updates on social media engaged the people in the development of the case.
3) Ravi Mishra
Ravi Mishra helped the people who were hit really hard during the pandemic with all the groceries in and around Bhopal. He is a researcher and Journalist by profession.
Ravi Mishra, journalist & researcher, is helping people worst hit by #Covid_19india #lockdown in & around #Bhopal with groceries. He did so initially with his own money but as the number of people increased, the need for funds in increasing. @fixerinindia pic.twitter.com/vkLy339MKJ
— Rachita Prasad (@rachitaprasadET) April 11, 2020
4) Barkha Dutt
Barkha is the owner of the youtube news channel named MoJo, A journalist, and an author. She just traveled across to cover people and tell their stories during the pandemic and stood for the migrants and questioned the nation.
5) Faye D’souza
Faye not only reports Indian media but also covers reports globally. She always kept us updated on all the important facts and figures through her social media account. She has been posting in-depth information on all the important news across the globe during the pandemic.
6) Salman Ravi
Salman Ravi, the BBC Hindi correspondent featured all the migrant hardships during the lockdown. At a certain point, he even donated his shoes to an emigrant. Who was walking barefoot? He was rewarded for the world news moment category for the report ‘We will die, we are poor people’ as Asian Media Award.
7) Jagat Bains
He reported on the loopholes in the strategies planned by the government during the lockdown. He released a video on the rations not being reached to the migrant workers in Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh. This report had created a huge impact on the supply of rations and administration of the workers. He is a reporter in News18 in Himachal.
8) Rituparna Chatterjee
She writes on gender politics and disparity, social welfare, media. While everyone was focusing on the migrant crisis, Rituparna focused on the PPE kits design. She said that they had not kept in mind about women and their menstruation while designing the kit.
I spoke to frontline workers — doctors, anganwadi didis, journalists and relief volunteers — to understand the ordeal they are going through right now, bleeding inside their PPEs. No one thought of the need of menstruators when designing protective gear. https://t.co/JtehaIaOhy
— Rituparna Chatterjee (@MasalaBai) May 19, 2020