is a journalist and media-watcher based in Bangalore,
India, with a special interest in issues relating to
gender, children, human development and peace.
She is co-editor of
Just Between Us: Women Speak About their Writing
(Women Unlimited, 2004),
Conversations with Women Writers
(Women Unlimited, 2003) and
Women Speak Out
(Women Unlimited, 2003). She is also the
Women in Journalism: Making News
and (with Kalpana Sharma) of
Whose News? The Media and Women's Issues.