Shalini Joshi

Shalini Joshi is a specialist in verification at PROTO, the International Center for Journalists’ (ICFJ) partner in India for TruthBuzz and other media development projects. Shalini set up and managed the tipline used to collect WhatsApp-based rumors for Checkpoint, a research project to study misinformation phenomenon at scale during the Indian elections.

Shalini Joshi is the co-founder of Khabar Lahariya - India's only independent, digital news network available to viewers in remote rural areas and small towns. Shalini transformed Khabar Lahariya from one edition of a printed newspaper to an award-winning digital news agency available to over ten million viewers.