Al Jazeera Journalism Review

Saurabh Sharma
Saurabh Sharma

Saurabh Sharma is an independent reporter based in Uttar Pradesh, India. He reports on human rights, gender, crime, politics and the COVID crisis in India.

Writer’s Articles

‘I have disturbing dreams’ - the reporters suffering mental trauma on the job

Remaining objective while bearing witness to atrocities and suffering abuse from authorities is taking its toll on the mental health of journalists in India

Published on: Mon, 03/20/2023 - 10:28
‘I reported the truth - and was taken to jail’ - the journalists in prison in India

Indian journalist Siddique Kappan has been released after more than two years in prison just for doing his job. We talked to him and others who have been arrested or imprisoned

Published on: Wed, 02/15/2023 - 13:58
‘Leading the voiceless’ - how low-caste Indian journalists are crowdfunding their own newsrooms

Dalit representation in Indian media organisations is very low. Some journalists from the lowest Hindu caste are finding innovative ways to start up their own news platforms

Published on: Mon, 02/13/2023 - 07:49
Why are journalists in India turning to YouTube?

Indian journalists say the platform is a more democratic and uncensored place to work, but is the growing trend of YouTubers calling themselves journalists a cause for concern?

Published on: Mon, 01/02/2023 - 10:24
‘No less than a fight for survival’ - life for mobile journalists in India

THE LONG READ: Mobile phones have made a career in the media more accessible to independent journalists. But they have also made it easier to exploit them

Published on: Tue, 08/02/2022 - 09:26
A wall of silence - investigating ‘quacks’ in India

REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK: ‘Quacks’ - illegal, non-registered healers - are a subject worthy of scrutiny by the media in India. But what do you do when the communities they operate in don’t want you to talk about it?

Published on: Mon, 10/25/2021 - 08:34