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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 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 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 with some of the leading South Asian names in global media, arts, entertainment, politics and much more.

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English

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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
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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
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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:00:54:40

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:00:44:53

Virtual Memorial Service for ARTHUR PAIS

3/6/2016
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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:01:05:37

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:01:07:43

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:00:46:05

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:00:58:47

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:01:16:12

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Duration:00:00:02

After Osama: A SAJA Conversation

5/2/2011
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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, presents a webcast 12 hours after President Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden. Join SAJA for a conversation with: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (@sharmeenochinoy), Emmy-winning filmmaker who has worked in AfPak for 10 years ("Children of Taliban" and more) and SAJA member, calling from Karachi. Omar Waraich (@OmarWaraich), Time correspondent in Islamabad.Mansoor Ijaz, former Fox analyst, calling from Geneva. Topics we will discuss - we'll be...

Duration:01:23:14

TV: Meet Nigel Barker, Anoop Desai, Maneet Chauhan

3/30/2011
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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... Join us for a conversation with several South Asians who made waves in reality shows in recent years: Photographer Nigel Barker - "America's Next Top Model" judge * Singer Anoop...

Duration:01:00:31

TV: NBC's "Outsourced" - meet the stars and executive producer

3/17/2011
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Meet the stars and executive producer of "Outsourced," a hit comedy on NBC (Thursdays, 10:30 pm ET/PT/MT, 9:30 CT; you can watch all the episodes at NBC.com/outsourced). "Outsourced," a comedy about an American who goes to India to run a call center there, is the first primetime network comedy to be set in India and to feature multiple South Asian actors and actresses. Joining us are Rizwan Manji, who plays "Rajiv" (third from left in the graphic above); Parvesh Cheena, who plays "Gupta"...

Duration:01:05:57

PHOTOGRAPHY: Raghu Rai, India's leading photographer

3/4/2011
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SAJA.org presents a conversation with one of the world's most influential photographers. India's most pre-eminent photographer, whose prolific and internationally acclaimed career has spanned nearly half a century, Raghu Rai (b. 1942) has focused on candid snapshots of India that masterfully capture the country's continuing regional, cultural, and political transformations. Nominated to the world's most prestigious photographers cooperative, Magnum Photos, by the legendary photographer Henri...

Duration:00:38:18

LANKA: SAJA Briefing #5 with Jon Lee Anderson of New Yorker

2/22/2011
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Join SAJA on BlogTalkRadio.com as we present a conversation with distinguished writer JON LEE ANDERSON of THE NEW YORKER, author of "DEATH OF THE TIGER: Sri Lanka’s brutal victory over its Tamil insurgents," from the January 17, 2011, issue. Call in with questions or listen to the archive later. Check out the other Lanka briefings here, too. Moderator: V.V. Ganeshananthan, former SAJA vice president and author of "Love Marriage," a novel set in Sri Lanka and its diaspora. [ Want an automagic...

Duration:00:57:58

BOOKS: How to Run the World, by Parag Khanna

2/10/2011
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Join SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association (www.saja.org) as we present a conversation with PARAG KHANNA, PhD., one of Esquire's 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century - and author of "How to Run the World." Call in with questions or email your questions: saja@columbia.edu. ABOUT THE BOOK: The world is entering a perfect storm of calamities: a great game for scarce natural resources, financial instability, environmental stress, and failing states. In some respects, it isn’t...

Duration:00:45:10

MUSIC: SAJA/SAMMA Grammys Show

2/8/2011
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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 - with some of the leading South Asian names in global media, arts, entertainment, politics, sports and much more... Join us for a chat with two South Asians who are nominated for this year's Grammys, will be joining us, both long-time friends of SAJA/SAMMA. Chandrika Tandon, nominated for...

Duration:01:09:47

SPORTS: SAJA Super Bowl Show

2/6/2011
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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, South Asians in Media, Marketing and Entertainment Association, present a conversation about the biggest day in American sports from a South Asian perspective. Join us as host Sree Sreenivasan (@sree) chats with Brandon Chillar, Green Packers linebacker, who's on injured reserve and will be calling in for 15-20 minutes from Dallas; ESPN's Kevin Negandhi (@knegandhiespn), who's co-hosting SportsCenter that night; Anish Shroff...

Duration:01:11:43