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Lakshmi Chaudhry is an adviser to the Independent and Public-Spirited Media Foundation, where she guides investments in social impact media startups. Previously, she was the co-founder and executive editor of Firstpost.com, a news and opinion website that was one of India’s earliest digital-first outlets. Her writing has appeared in a variety of publications, including The Nation, Al Jazeera, Wired, the Village Voice, and The New Republic.