In today’s world where freedom of speech and honest journalism is a dying art, we bring to you: The Wire. Aimed at empowering India with news that truly matters, we at Instamojo are proud to introduce our MojoMaker. They attribute a huge part of their success and outreach to the multitudes who support them via the Instamojo crowdfunding platform. Here, is the story of how individuals spread across the country have helped The Wire grow and sustain.
Founded in 2015 by Siddharth Varadarajan, Siddharth Bhatia, and M. K Venu, The Wire is a digital news website, which encourages independent journalism. This non-profit, independent Indian company caters to various topics such as politics, foreign policy, political economy and science, and development.
Siddharth Varadarajan is an Indian-American journalist and also an academician and editor. Siddharth is the first editor of The Hindu, who was elected outside the stakeholder family, in its 150 years of history. He was also a visiting professor at universities such as Graduate School of Journalism and University of California, Berkeley. He has received various awards such as Bernardo O’Higgins Order, Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize, and the Ramnath Goenka Memorial Award for Journalist of the Year.
With his journalistic ethics and skills combined, The Wire is here to challenge traditional modes of news dissemination in the country.
How to support The Wire?
The Wire believes their readers are their biggest strengths. If you are an avid follower of The Wire or a citizen who wishes to encourage unadulterated news, contribute to help them grow.
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