Listen to a recording of this discussion with FIVE top South Asian journalists here:
Join us on Tuesday 3-4 pm ET for this discussion - live on your computer (or by dialing into 347-324-5991, a NYC number) or listen to an archived recording later. As always, you are welcome to quote from anything said during the FREE, WORLDWIDE webcasts at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/saja
As you know, several South Asian journalists covered Hurricane Gustav as it bore down on the U.S. last week (and some are covering Ike this week). As part of our series of JOURNO CHATS, we are hosting a web-based panel discussion about the coverage.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta & Ali Velshi, CBS's Hari Sreenivasan & Priya David, WDSU's (New Orleans NBC affiliate) Roop Raj will be talking about their experiences covering the hurricane and answering questions sent in via e-mail.
More about the five of them and their coverage at this link.
LIVE OR TO A RECORDING:
(you can go to that link now and set an e-mail reminder for yourself)
or dial into a NYC number while the show is live: 347-324-5991 (you can just listen, or ask a question)
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008
3-4 p.m. NYC time
To see local time in your city: http://snurl.com/3ofk0
LISTEN TO THE RECORDING: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/saja/2008/09/09/covering-hurricanes
More on our webcasts - upcoming and past - below and at
Post your questions now in the comments section below or via saja[at]columbia.edu
ARCHIVES (20+) LISTED BELOW.
As part of our efforts to bring our programming to more people around the
world, SAJA is doing more webcasts. We are using a service called
BlogTalkRadio, which lets us host webcast discussions with authors,
You can listen live via the web at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/saja
or by calling into a NY phone number: 347-324-5991. You can ask
questions via an online chatroom or live on the air, via the phone
(you can call from a landline, cell, or VOIP).
As soon as the event is over, you will be able to access - at
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/saja - a recording of the proceedings.
This is also available as an downloadable MP3 file for your personal
collection. [If you want to subscribe to this as a podcast on iTunes,
go to "Advanced" within iTunes, then select "Subscribe to podcast" and
type http://www.blogtalkradio.com/saja/feed and hit OK.]
As always, you are welcome to quote from anything said during these
webcasts. Feedback, suggestions welcome: firstname.lastname@example.org
OUR ARCHIVES - listen below or download at
Our six most recent webcasts...
* AUTHOR CHAT: Author Sir Salman Rushdie discusses his latest novel, "The Enchantress of Florence." He was live with us via phone for 30 minutes for a discussion with arts writer Vibhuti Patel. For the remaining part of the hour, Patel discussed Rushdie's work and his place in world literature.
Listen to the discussion here:
* AUTHOR CHAT: Aravind Adiga, author of "The White Tiger." His debut novel has gotten
exceptionally excellent reviews: From USA Today - "The White Tiger is one of the most
powerful books I’ve read in decades. No hyperbole. This debut novel…hit me like a kick
to the head — the same effect Richard Wright’s Native Son and Ralph Ellison’s Invisible
Man had.... This is an amazing and angry novel about injustice and power." Adiga used to
be a former Time magazine correspondent in NYC, now he's a freelancer based in Mumbai.
* ACTOR CHAT: Manu Narayan - join SAMMA and SAJA for a conversation with Manu Narayan,
who's starring in "The Love Guru" with Mike Myers. He answered questions about the movie
and life as an actor in films and theater (he was the star of "Bombay Dreams" on
* JOURNO CHAT: Jyoti Thottam, Time magazine South Asia bureau chief - join SAJA for a
discussion with Jyoti Thottam, a Time magazine senior editor who is leaving New York
shortly to be Time's South Asia bureau chief. We'll discuss South Asia, US relations
with the region, her career and the state of journalism.
Read about her move and listen to the recording:
* AUTHOR CHAT: Meet Sadanand Dhume, journalist, Asia expert and long-time SAJA member.
His book, "My Friend the Fanatic" is a portrait of the world’s most populous Muslim
country, Indonesia, a land once synonymous with tolerance that finds itself in the midst
of a profound shift toward radical Islam. This portrait is painted through a pair of
unlikely protagonists. The author, is a foreign correspondent, an Indian atheist with a
fondness for literary fiction and an interest in economic development. His companion,
Herry Nurdi, is a young Islamist who hero worships Osama Bin Laden. Read more about the
book and listen to the recording: http://www.sajaforum.org/2008/05/books-sadanand.html
* JOURNO CHAT: Meet Sudarsan Raghavan, Baghdad bureau chief of The Washington Post. He's
an award-winning foreign correspondent who has reported from more than 50 countries and
nine war zones in Africa (where he was Knight-Ridder bureau chief), the Middle East,
Asia, the former Soviet Union and Central America. Raghavan, who has won several major
prizes, including the Polk Award, started his career in 1992 freelancing from the
Afghanistan-Pakistan border. He will discuss the situation in Iraq, his career and what
he learned at Columbia.
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ColumbiaJournalism/2008/05/09/MEET-AN-ALUM-Sudarsan-Raghavan [This is a webcast hosted by Columbia Journalism School]
See full archive at
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