The Life and Time of Anand Swaroop Verma | A Talk on Alternative Media


Anand Swaroop Verma, 75, is a veteran Indian journalist and writer. He started Samkaleen Teesri Duniya (meaning Contemporary Third World) magazine in 1980. In a recent conversation with Rabi Raj Baral for Media Kurakani, Verma reveals how he began his journey as a journalist, what was his dream, his observation of Indian media especially during the Emergency, why he was not interested in working for the mainstream/corporate media, how his dream for alternative media led him to publish ‘Samakaleen Teesri Duniya’ magazine and what he now think about the life and time he lived. Here is the edited video titled “The Life and Time of Anand Swaroop Verma“.


आनन्द स्वरुप बर्मा (७५) भारतका वरिष्ठ पत्रकार एवं लेखक हुन्। उनले सन् १९८० मा ‘समकालीन तीसरी दुनिया’ म्यागेजिन सुरु गरेका थिए। मिडिया कुराकानीका लागि हालै रविराज बरालसँगको कुराकानीमा बर्माले आफ्नो पत्रकारिता यात्राको सुरुवात, पत्रकारका रुपमा आफ्नो सपना, भारतीय मिडियाले १९७५ को संकटकालमा खेलेको भूमिका, मूलधार/कर्पोरेट मिडियामा आफ्नो अरुचि, समकालीन तीसरी दुनियाको प्रकाशन र आफूले बाँचेको समय र जीवनबारे खुलस्त पारेका छन्। प्रस्तुत छ सम्पादित भिडियोः

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