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After Osama: A SAJA Conversation

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 experts, including: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Emmy-winning investigative filmmaker who has worked in Afghanistan and Pakistan for over a decade (“Children of Taliban” and more) and SAJA member, calling from Karachi. Omar Waraich, Time correspondent in Islamabad.Mansoor Ijaz, former Fox analyst, calling from Geneva.

Topics they will discuss – they will be taking your questions, too:

The details of the US operation, including the reaction in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
What’s next for US military operations in AfPak?
And much more.

Call-in live via phone or computer and send in your questions via email: saja at columbia.edu or via Twitter: @sajaHQ – hashtag #sajaosama

Hosts:

Prof. Sree Sreenivasan (@sree) of Columbia Journalism School (@columbiajourn) and SAJA co-founder.
Ismat Mangla (@ismat), writer for Money magazine and SAJA Board member.
Annie Khan (@anniealikhan), Pakistani journalist at Columbia Journalism School.

Live from the Front Lines: The Words of War

On October 19th at 7 PM est., Scott Kesterson an embedded reporter with the US Army’s 41st Brigade in Afghanistan will be calling in live to BlogTalkRadio.com for a one on one interview with David Perlmutter.

This is Scott’s first live interview since being embedded at the beginning of March 2006. Scott will be discussing what is going on in Afghanistan behind the scenes and on the front lines. From his first hand experiences alongside our solders during battle armed with only a camera, to filming our troops training of the Afghanistan National Guard.

Interviewing Scott will be David D. Perlmutter; David is a professor and associate dean for graduate studies and research in the William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications at the University of Kansas. He writes regularly for the Chronicle of Higher Education and has published over 130 opinion essays for U.S. and international newspapers. In addition, he is frequently interviewed by wire services, newspapers, magazines, and television media such as the New York Times, National Public Radio, CNN, Reuters, UPI, the AP, and ABC News as well as featured in a number of documentaries.

How to tune into The Words of War.

Stream the show live from your computer by visiting Scott Kesterson’s host channel at www.blogtalkradio.com/kesterson , and dial in live at 646-915-8531 to have the unique ability to talk to Scott live from the frontlines.

About BlogTalkRadio.com

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