Megha Rajagopalan

The New York Times


Megha Rajagopalan is an investigative reporter at The New York Times based in London. She was previously a world correspondent and Beijing bureau chief for BuzzFeed News.

Featured Work

MAY 13, 2024 Podcast

The Continuing Exploitation of the Global Sugar Trade, with Megha Rajagopalan

In collaboration with Marymount Manhattan College's Social Justice Academy, Tatiana Serafin & "New York Times" reporter Megha Rajagopalan discuss human rights & the global sugar trade.

Shanghai skyline

FEB 22, 2022 Podcast

Media Engagement in China: A Series of Ethical Questions

In the 1950s, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev bemoaned that the United States wouldn’t even sell buttons to the Soviet Union. "Buttons can hold up ...

MAR 11, 2019 Podcast

Censorship in China, with BuzzFeed's Megha Rajagopalan

After working in China for six years on many stories unfavorable to the Chinese government, in 2018 journalist Megha Rajagopalan's visa was not renewed, forcing her ...