Simon Denyer is a journalist and author from India. He has worked as the Washington Post’s bureau chief in New Delhi, Beijing, and Tokyo. His latest book is called Rogue Elephant: Harnessing India’s Democracy, published by Penguin Random House, which talks about democracy and how it can be harnessed to ensure social justice for all Indians.
Simon Denyer was born in London, UK, to an Indian-born father and British mother. His family moved back to New Delhi when he was very young, where his childhood memories of India are formed. Simon attended St Columba’s school before completing a degree at the University College of Wales at Aberystwyth. From there, he went on to join the Washington Post, where he worked as a foreign correspondent for many years.
He has received several awards and accolades throughout his career, including:
– The Foreign Correspondent Award from the Association of International Broadcasting in 1998, 1999, and 2000 for excellence in news reporting
– An Honorary Doctorate by Aberystwyth University in 2004
– Washington Journalism Fellow by the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University in 1995
– Foreign Press Award for Best Feature of the Year, 1993 and 1994.
The book Simon Denyer has written is called Rogue Elephant: Harnessing India’s Democracy published on November 11th, 2018, through Penguin Random House. It is about how India’s democracy works and what people can do to ensure social justice for all.
Simon Denyer has covered many topics throughout his career as Washington Post bureau chief in New Delhi, Beijing, and Tokyo, including:
– Chinese economy –
the rise of foreign investment by Western companies into China, government policy toward trade unions after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
– Washington’s relations with China, India, and Pakistan – arms sales to Taiwan, the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan after 1979, US military aid to Pakistani mujahideen fighting in Kashmir against Soviet troops. Simon Denyer’s: Twitter.