BOOM & IndiaSpend

Govindraj Ethiraj is a television and print journalist who has reported and written on Indian business for over 22 years. He is a media executive and entrepreneur whose public interest journalism ventures are safeguarding the transparency, accuracy, and integrity of news in specific and the internet in general in India and world-wide.

Most recently, he founded BOOM, an independent journalism initiative that fights misinformation and explains issues with the larger objective of making the internet safer.

He also founded the award-winning IndiaSpend, a public interest journalism outfit which use data to write and syndicate stories in areas like health, education, environment and FactChecker which monitors media, politicians and other figures for accuracy.