From their own correspondent: the inside story

G.N. MOHAN forwards a picture of a Lakshmamma, an agricultural labourer from Andhra Pradesh, doing to three journalism students of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Bangalore on Tuesday what they will eventually do later in their careers to everybody else.

The woman and four of her colleagues from the community media trust of Deccan Development Society of Andhra Pradesh have been handling cameras and creating documentaries of how their lives have changed since globalisation, and have created some 35 of them so far.

The documentaries have been screend in Peru, London, Philippines, Kenya, Germany, Mali and Indonesia to rave notices.