An Introduction for Journalists: Approaching the Subsidy Beast
An Introduction for Journalists: Approaching the Subsidy Beast (PDF – 624.31 KB)
On March 26-28, 2007, the Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) and the Forum of Environmental Journalists of India (FEJI) organized a media forum in Mumbai, India. The forum, which brought together 25 journalists from across the country, focused on the role of subsidies in contributing to India's agrarian crisis, with particular reference to the suicides of farmers. The GSI's Research Director, Ronald Steenblik, discussed how journalists could most effectively approach the issue of subsidies in their writing. through a series of illustrative examples from around the world.
The other presentations from this event can be accessed here.