MediaNama, India's premier digital industry publication, is hiring 2 interns to explore and learn the use of the Right To Information Act for journalism, and use information retrieved for data journalism. Please note: we're only hiring interns, on a part-time and flexi-time basis. Your work will involve: - Scanning government websites, and news reports on MediaNama and other publications on the State and Central governments policies, initiatives and spends related to the digital (Internet, mobile, DTH, IPTV, devices, media) domains. - Identifying issues, policies and developments of national, state and industry importance, for which data and industry views have been submitted, but have not been made public by the government. - Preparing information request templates specific to departments, for using Right To Information Act, and identifying the PIO with whom to file for information. - Filing appeals in case information has been denied. - Scanning government websites for public disclosures of data. - Creating visualizations that represent data in a visually appealing and easy to understand format, with the intent to change or prove assumptions regarding important industry trends. Working format*: - Once a week you will have to report to our office for project ideas and feedback. - During the week, you will have to execute the project on a flexi-time basis, with a few hours of research and visualization every day. Targets - 4 RTI filings a week - 2 visualizations a week Eligibility Criteria: - Fresher/Student (we prefer journalism students) - Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. You…
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