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Readers' Editor

How we write 50-word edits, including the hijab one

For journalists, being misread, misunderstood or misinterpreted have become occupational hazards, something we have to live with.

Are you happy with our headlines? This is the rule we apply

A good headline, especially in online media, requires special skill. It must be click worthy, never click bait.

The way we work – What ThePrint did in 2021 and why good journalism pays

Kabul or Kumbh, in 2021, ThePrint followed the basic rule of journalism — go where the story takes you.

We asked our readers why they like ThePrint. This is what they told us

There were 12 questions that sought to find out whether ThePrint was on the right track, who were its readers, and how satisfied they were.

Where Lakhimpur was a challenge to report, ground stories help to break ‘us’ vs ‘them’ binary

Truth be told, Lakhimpur was like trying to fit different puzzles together. That's why we didn't chase every video clip.

What our readers are telling ThePrint — the good, the bad and the headlines

The relationship between readers and journalists has changed. It is no longer a top-down, editor-knows-best world.

ThePrint in Afghanistan and the value of putting boots on the ground each time

It's common practice now for most Indian media houses to not do stories datelined from other countries, partly due to financial constraints but also because of domestic upheavals.

Dear readers, you know our news. Now know ThePrint newsroom

Coronavirus and elections since 2019 have seen ThePrint evolve with the return of good old-fashioned ground reporting.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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