Brokering News: Media, Money and Middlemen by Umesh Aggarwal

The Film investigates the state of news in India. Journalism is up for sale and selling of editorial space has become both blatant and institutionalised.

Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism
Gold Award, Indian Documentary Producers’ Association Awards
Mumbai International Film Festival
International Film Festival of India, Goa
Nepal Human Rights Film Festival
Bioscope Global Film Festival, Delhi

Umesh Aggarwal has been producing and directing television shows and documentary films for over twenty years. His films, including Jai Ho - a biography of A. R. Rahman, have been screened and awarded at various national and international film festivals.

  • Cinematographers: Abbas Shameel Rizvi, Mohd. Jamshed Khan, Madhav Salunka
  • Editor: Naveen Samhotra
  • Narrator: Roshan Seth
  • Animator: Rahul Singh
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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