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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...

Location:

New York, NY

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BlogTalkRadio

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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...

Twitter:

@sajahq

Language:

English

Contact:

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism New York, NY 10020


Episodes

SAJA: Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas' wedding and The Cut's cut

12/8/2018
The most talked-about wedding since the Royals, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas' recent nuptials dominated headlines, Tweets and generated several think pieces - but none more controversial than Mariah Smith's take in The Cut. Published this week, the backlash was enough for the online publication to remove the entire article from their website. What's left is a note from The Cut's editor. Join Shefali S. Kulkarni of the Washington Post and former SAJA Vice President, in a conversation with...

Duration:00:45:47

SAJA looks at the Post-US-Election World

11/29/2016
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
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:00:44:22

Virtual Memorial Service for ARTHUR PAIS

3/6/2016
Arthur Pais, writer, journalist, foodie, mentor, died in Jan. 2016. This is a call-in show for friends, fans, and others to discuss his incredible work and legacy. You can join us via phone or computer live on Sunday, March 6, 11 am-noon (9:30 pm in India; other world times here: If you would like to submit a written tribute that we can read on the air and during the in-person service, please send it to sree.sreenivasan1@gmail.com. SUBJECT LINE = ARTHUR PAIS. There are two celebrations of...

Duration:01:04:37

FILM: SAJA-SAMMA Oscars Episode

2/28/2016
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:01:22:13

SPORTS: SAJA-SAMMA Super Bowl 2016

2/7/2016
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:01:06:43

FILM: Meet Afia Nathaniel, director of "Dukhtar"

10/22/2015
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:00:45:04

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

8/7/2015
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
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:00:58:42

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

3/4/2015
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:00:58:47

SPORTS: SAJA-SAMMA Super Bowl 2015

2/1/2015
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:01:16:12

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AUTHOR CHAT: Sandeep Jauhar, M.D.

2/14/2008
Join SAJA for a live web radio discussion with Sandeep Jauhar, M.D., author of the highly acclaimed "Intern: A Doctor's Initiation" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Jan. 2008). “In this era when medical shows abound on TV, Jauhar demonstrates the power of the written word in the hands of a sensitive, thoughtful observer and an experienced, gifted writer. Intern is a compelling, accurate, and heartfelt chronicle of what that year is really like." - Dr. Abraham Verghese

Duration:00:29:00

Meet V.V. Ganeshananthan, SAJA Vice President

2/8/2008
SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Assn, presents a series of interviews with its leadership. In this episode, meet V.V. Ganeshananthan, SAJA's new vice president. She is a freelance writer in NYC and the author of a brand-new novel, "Love Marriage". More on her at http://www.vasugi.com. She'll be interviewed by SAJA co-founder Sree Sreenivasan. Send questions in advance to saja@columbia.edu; recordings will be archived at SAJA.org

Duration:00:28:41

Meet Sandeep Junnarkar, new SAJA President

2/7/2008
SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Assn, presents a series of interviews with its leadership. In this episode, meet Sandeep Junnarkar, SAJA's new president. He is a professor at the City University Graduate School of Journalism and a leading expert on online media. He'll be interviewed by SAJA co-founder Sree Sreenivasan. Send questions in advance to saja@columbia.edu; recordings will be archived at SAJA.org

Duration:00:29:33