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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, South Asians in Media, Marketing and Entertainment Association, present the latest in their series of high-profile webcasts - via BlogTalkRadio.com - with some of the leading South Asian names in global media, arts, entertainment, politics and much more...

SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, South Asians in Media, Marketing and Entertainment Association, present the latest in their series of high-profile webcasts - via BlogTalkRadio.com - with some of the leading South Asian names in global media, arts, entertainment, politics and much more...
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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, South Asians in Media, Marketing and Entertainment Association, present the latest in their series of high-profile webcasts - via BlogTalkRadio.com - with some of the leading South Asian names in global media, arts, entertainment, politics and much more...

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@sajahq

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English

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Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism New York, NY 10020


Episodes

SAJA looks at the Post-US-Election World

11/29/2016
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Join SAJA Vice President Shefali S. Kulkarni of BBC News and other journalists and experts for a conversation about what the US elections and their aftermath mean for the US in general and South Asian Americans. Guests include: Sayu Bhojwani, founder of New American Leaders Project, which works to elect first- and second-gen candidates for office (follow her @SayuBhojwani).Manu Raju, Senior Political Reporter for CNN who has been covering the US Election this year (follow him @mkraju).Arun...

Duration:00:54:10

BOOKS: The End of Karma By Somini Sengupta

3/7/2016
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Join SAJA for a live interview with New York Times reporter Somini Sengupta about her new book THE END OF KARMA: Hope and Fury Among India's Young. Sengupta covers the United Nations and was previously the The Times' bureau chief in Dakar and New Delhi. She was born in Calcutta, emigrated in 1975 and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. She was the recipient for the George Polk Award for foreign reporting in 2004. In her new book, Sengupta returns to India after leaving...

Duration:00:45:23

FILM: SAJA-SAMMA Oscars Episode

2/28/2016
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SAJA and SAMMA are coming together for their annual BlogTalkRadio conversation about the most glamorous night in Hollywood- the Oscars! At a time when the Oscars have come under fire for being #oscarsowhite, the Academy has honored a number of South Asians for their work. Among the nominees are Sanjay Patel (Sanjay's Super Team); Asif Kapadia (Amy); Oscar-Winner and SAJA member Sharmeen Obaid (A Girl in the River). And presenting this year is Priyanka Chopra (Quantico). So come join us on...

Duration:01:22:43

SPORTS: SAJA-SAMMA Super Bowl 2016

2/7/2016
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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, South Asians in Media, Marketing and Entertainment, present their seventh annual BlogTalkRadio conversation about the biggest day in American sports - from a South Asian perspective. Join us as hosts Vijay Setlur (@VijaySetlur; who teaches sport, tourism and leisure marketing at Schulich School of Business, York University) & Sree Sreenivasan (@sree, Chief Digital Officer of @MetMuseum) chat with ESPN anchors Kevin Negandhi...

Duration:01:07:13

FILM: Meet Afia Nathaniel, director of "Dukhtar"

10/22/2015
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Join us for a conversation with filmmaker Afia Nathaniel, whose feature film, "Dukhtar" was Pakistan’s official submission for Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards®. In a village in Pakistan, a young mother Allah Rakhi (Samiya Mumtaz) kidnaps her ten-year-old daughter Zainab (Saleha Aref) to save her from a child marriage to a tribal leader. Their daring escape triggers a deadly hunt for them. With the pursuers close behind, the mother strikes an unlikely deal with Sohail...

Duration:00:45:34

BOOKS: Talking about India/Pakistan Partition w/ Nisid Hajari

8/7/2015
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SAJA presents a conversation with journalist Nisid Hajari, author of "Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition," the most important book about the Partition of India and Pakistan. Hajari, a longtime SAJA member and former editor of Newsweek, joins us from Singapore, in the anniversary month of the creation of Pakistan and the independence of India from Britain. The book's Amazon description: A few bloody months in South Asia during the summer of 1947 explain the world that...

Duration:01:00:33

FILM: Meet NYIFF, the NY Indian Film Festival

5/5/2015
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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, the South Asians in Media, Marketing & Entertainment, present the latest in their series of high-profile webcasts - via BlogTalkRadio.com - with leading names in global media, arts, entertainment, politics and much more... Join us for a show with New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) filmmakers Shonali Bose (Margarita, With a Straw) and Vibha Bakshi (Daughters of Mother India) and actor Kalki Koechlin. The festival’s opening night...

Duration:00:59:13

FILM: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, meet the director and a star

3/4/2015
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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, the South Asians in Media, Marketing & Entertainment, present the latest in their series of high-profile webcasts - via BlogTalkRadio.com - with leading names in global media, arts, entertainment, politics and much more... Join us for a live call-in show all about "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," the sequel to the 2012 hit movie. We will be joined by Oscar-nominated director John Madden, who also made "Shakespeare in Love"...

Duration:00:59:17

SPORTS: SAJA-SAMMA Super Bowl 2015

2/1/2015
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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, South Asians in Media, Marketing and Entertainment, present their sixth annual BlogTalkRadio conversation about the biggest day in American sports - from a South Asian perspective. Join us as hosts Vijay Setlur (@VijaySetlur; who teaches sport, tourism and leisure marketing at Schulich School of Business, York University) & Sree Sreenivasan (@sree, Chief Digital Officer of @MetMuseum) chat with ESPN anchor Kevin Negandhi...

Duration:01:16:42

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Duration:00:00:02

BOOKS: Daniyal Mueenuddin, author of "In Other Rooms, Other Wonders" - Feb

2/26/2010
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SAJA presents a conversation with bestselling author Daniyal Mueenuddin of Pakistan, whose short-story collection "In Other Rooms, Other Wonders," has been named a top 10 book of 2009 by Guardian, Economist, etc - and is a finalist of The Story Prize 2009 [ http://thestoryprize.org - announced March 3, 2010] He will be talking about his book as well as taking your questions. He will be interviewed by Vibhuti Patel of Newsweek. Daniyal Muneenuddin | Vibhuti Patel | SAJA | In Other Room...

Duration:01:11:40

Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, two of Bollywood's biggest stars - Feb 01,2010

2/1/2010
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SAJA and SAMMA present a conversation with two of the biggest stars in Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, who are starring in "My Name is Khan." In this conversation, they join about 30 minutes into the conversation about Bollywood. See video of their chat with Aseem Chhabra (with louder audio for SRK) at http://bit.ly/sajasrk * Follow sajaHQ on Twitter: @sajaHQshah rukh khan | my name is khan | kajol | SAJA | SAMMA

Duration:01:30:12

Shashi Tharoor, India's Minister of State for External Affairs - Oct 16,200

10/16/2009
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SAJA presents a conversation with author and former UN Under Secretary-General Shashi Tharoor as he visits his former home, NYC, after becoming an elected member of India's parliament and Minister of State for External Affairs. Call and and ask questions as he discusses his work in the cabinet and India's place in the world. Learn more about him at http://bit.ly/sajatharoorShashi Tharoor | India | SAJA | South Asian Journalists Association | Minister of State for External Affairs

Duration:00:54:26

Sri Lanka Briefing #4: The Human Rights Situation - Jun 12,2009

6/12/2009
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Discussing the University Teachers for Human Rights (Jaffna) Special Report: on A Marred Victory and a Defeat Pregnant With Foreboding... SAJA features a rare interview with a member of University Teachers for Human Rights (Jaffna), Dr. K. Sritharan. UTHR(J) has just issued a special report focusing on the last two months of the war in Sri Lanka—and in particular, its ramifications for civilians.UTHR | K Sritharan | Sri Lanka | Human Rights | Lanka

Duration:00:30:36

Slumdog Millionaire Post-Oscar Discussion - Feb 23,2009

2/22/2009
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As soon as the Best Picture Oscar is announced, join SAJA (South Asian Journalists Assn) and SAMMA (South Asians in Media and Marketing Assn) on BlogTalkRadio for a live webcast about "Slumdog Millionaire." Film experts, journalists and others will discuss the phenomenon that the movie has become and why - no matter how it does at the Oscars - it will be a movie talked about for a long time. Call in and e-mail saja[at]columbia.edu with your thoughts. SEE OUR AMAZING LIST OF SPEAKERS!...

Duration:02:32:04

Dr. Abraham Verghese, renowned physician and author - Feb 17,2009

2/17/2009
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SAJA presents a conversation with one of the most popular South Asian writers in America. Dr. Abraham Verghese, author of "My Own Country" and "The Tennis Partner" has a brand-new novel, "Cutting for Stone." A testimonial: “Abraham Verghese has always written with grace, precision and feeling [but] he’s topped himself with Cutting for Stone. A vastly entertaining and enlightening book.” — Tracy KidderAbraham Verghese | saja | cutting for stone | dr abraham verghese | south asian journali

Duration:00:59:11

Super Bowl Sunday with Brandon Chillar of the Green Bay Packers - Feb 01,20

2/1/2009
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SAJA presents a live interview with Green Bay Packers linebacker Brandon Chillar, the only player of South Asian descent in the NFL (his father, Ram Chillar, was born in India). He'll talk about his career, life in the NFL and much more. His agent, Jim Ivler of Sportstars Inc, will be on the show as well. Ivler represents two dozen NFL players, including Liberian-born Tamba Hali of the Kansas City Chiefs (whom Ivler reunited with his mother after 12 years of being separated because of the...

Duration:00:58:57

"Slumdog Millionaire" Director (and Oscar Winner!) Danny Boyle - Jan 26,200

1/26/2009
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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Director Danny Boyle You’ve seen the flick. Now hear the man who brought this unlikely achievement to the silver screen. Today at 12 p.m. ET, Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle drops in on SAJA to discuss the film that has the whole world talking. And crying. And laughing. And cheering. Earlier this month, the feel-good movie of the year chewed up the Golden Globes competition, snagging four statuettes. It has also been nominated for 10 Academy Awards. Among those...

Duration:00:59:47

Your money with Ali Velshi, CNN biz correspondent - Jan 23,2009

1/22/2009
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Ali Velshi, chief business correspondent of CNN and one of the most visible commentators on the economic crisis, has a new book out. And its title reflects what a lot of people are thinking these days: "Gimme My Money Back: Your Guide to Beating the Financial Crisis." Velshi says: "I'll show you how to map out an investment strategy that's right for your individual situation: your age, your income level, your family status, your wants and needs. And I'll show you how to modify your...

Duration:00:59:10

Discuss Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on his first anniversary - Jan 14,2009

1/14/2009
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To mark Bobby Jindal's first anniversary as governor of Louisiana, SAJA is hosting a nonpartisan call-in webcast to discuss his term so far and possible role in national politics. Joining us will be several Louisiana-based journalists who have covered him for several years, as well as Mike Sager, who has written the most extensive national profile of Jindal, in the 75th anniversary issue of Esquire, which dubbed him one of six most influential people in the 21st Century (along with Rupert...

Duration:01:05:31