Articles by Chhetria Patrakar
Thinking with one’s keyboard
Clichéd journalism on Sri Lanka’s political crisis.
Through the looking glass
Can international media cover the Maldives without invoking China or India?
Good press, bad decision
Inter Press Service, the award, and the Bangladesh PM.
Strangulation by bureaucracy: the Maldivian case
The country has found an efficient method of controlling media coverage of the 2018 presidential election.
Concoction of an anatomy*
A newspaper in India discovers an innovative solution for publishing fake news.
Discipline and punish
What followed the Indian government's botched attempt to control free press under the pretext of purging 'fake news'.
International coverage of anti-Muslim violence in central Sri Lanka left something to be desired.
Looking back at the 2018 Galle Literary Festival
Why couldn’t the organisers of Galle Lit Fest tap into the vibrant civil society of academics, writers, and journalists in Sri Lanka?
The idea of Kolkata
Why author Kushanava Choudhury believes his book is about the present, the Kolkata that is lived in.