The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023


Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

Govindraj Ethiraj

Journalist, Media Executive & Entrepreneur, India

Govindraj Ethiraj has reported and written on Indian business for over 25 years. He is a media executive and entrepreneur who has been internationally recognised for his public interest journalism ventures such as IndiaSpend and Factchecker, which use data to tell stories in areas like health, education and climate and to safeguard the transparency, accuracy, and integrity of news. He also founded BOOM, an independent journalism initiative that fights misinformation and explains issues with the larger objective of making the internet safer. Previously, he worked extensively with leading business TV channels and publications.



  • 27th October
  • 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

For The Motion: R Jagannathan, Tuhin A Sinha
Against The Motion: Nilakantan RS, Praveen Chakravarty
Chair: Govindraj Ethiraj

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