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2008

  • Wed, June 4: Figuring Out Web 2.0
  • April 7: Los Angeles
  • March 28: New Orleans for CASE
  • March 6: Wellesley College

2007

  • Need to fill in these!

2006   

  • Thurs, Dec. 5, Amherst, MA
    Keynote about technology and journalism at UMass Amherst
  • Mon, Dec. 4, NYC
    Keynote speaker for NYC High School Journalism Conference, Baruch College
  • Sat, Dec. 2, Boston
    Moderator for panel discussion of Indian-Americans in politics for India American Political Forum
  • Mon, Nov. 20, LA
    Talk for USC Faculty and students
  • Thurs, Nov. 16, NYC
    Talk for group of UN journalists
  • Wed, Nov. 15, NYC
    New media training for faculty of Baruch College Journalism
  • Tue, Nov. 14, NYC
    Annual Columbia Journalism Dialogues - moderator and host of panel on "Changing Media Landscape" - speakers include Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia, Bill Grueskin of WSJ.com, Kevin Sites of Yahoo, Michelle Leder of Footnoted.org and Rex Smith of Albany Times-Union
  • Sat, Nov. 11, NJ
    Moderating panel on Kerala's 50 Anniversary for Kerala Day, World Malayalee Council
  • Fri, Nov. 10, NYC
    Journalism trends talk for visiting Pakistani journalists
  • Wed, Nov. 8, NYC
    Introducing Gopal Raju for Taraknath Das Award for Indo-American Understanding
  • Thurs, Nov. 2, NYC
    Moderating panel of filmmakers for Indo American Arts Council Film Festival
  • Monday, Oct. 30, NYC
    Panelist for blogging panel, Society of American Business Editors & Writers, NYC Conference
  • Thurs, Oct 26, NYC
    Introducing Ti-Hua Chang of WCBS for awards ceremony at Columbia Asian American Alumni Association dinner
  • Tue, Oct 24, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs for staff of Rubin Museum of Art
  • Mon, Oct 23, NYC
    Talk for visiting executives and journalists from CCTV, Beijing
  • Thurs, Oct. 19 & Friday, Oct. 20, Santiago, Chile
    Multiple workshops for Society of American Travel Writers convention
  • Fri, Oct. 13, NYC
    Smarter Surfing for faculty of Baruch College Journalism
  • Thurs, Oct. 12, NJ
    Figuring Out Blogs for faculty of Rutgers Journalism
  • Thurs, Oct. 12, NYC
    Tech talk for visiting UN journalists
  • Wed, Oct. 11, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs workshop for PRSA-NY
  • Tues, Oct, 10, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs workshop for Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
  • Mon, Oct. 9, Columbia
    Journalism trends talk for
  • Fri, Oct. 6, NYC
    Journalism trends talk for visiting Bangladeshi journalists
  • Sat, Sept. 30, LA
    Four-hour presentation of faculty, students and area journalists at USC Annenberg
  • Fri, Sept. 29, LA
    Figuring Out Blogs for editorial staff of Los Angeles Times
  • Fri, Sept. 29, LA
    Figuring Out Blogs for SAJA & AAJA LA chapters
  • Thurs, Sept. 28, SF
    Three workshops for editorial staff of San Francisco Chronicle
  • Thurs, Sept. 28, SF
    Figuring Out Blogs for SAJA Bay Area Chapter and AAJA
  • Wednesday, Sept. 27, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs workshop for MediaBistro.com
  • Tuesday, Sept. 26, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs workshop for science writers association
  • Sunday, Sept. 24, NYC
    Panel on Malayalees & The Media - for Kerala Pentacostal Writers Forum
  • Friday, Sept. 21, Skypecast
    Webcast interview with Mohammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank (winner of Nobel Prize three weeks later)
  • Monday, Sept. 11, Skyecast
    Webcast interview with Fareed Zakaria, editor of Newsweek International, on the five-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks
  • Friday, Sept. 8, Skypecast
    Webcast interview with Gita Mehta on her latest book, "Eternal Ganesha"
  • Thurs, Sept. 7, Skyepcast
    Webcast interview with Michael Krepon of Stimson Center on Indo-US-Pak relations
  • Thurs, Aug. 31, Skypecast
    Webcast interview with Geeta Anand, WSJ investigative reporter on her new book, "The Cure"
  • Tues, Aug. 29, Skypecast
    Webcast interview with Jayantha Dhanapala, Sri Lanka candidate for UN Secretary General
  • Tues, Aug. 22 Skypecast with Shashi Tharoor, India candidate for UN Secretary General
    Webcast interview with
  • Fri, Aug. 18, NYC
    Journalism trends talk for visiting Syrian journalists
  • Thurs, Aug. 24, NYC
    Annual workshop for all incoming students on Smarter Surfing
  • Fri, Aug. 18, NYC
    Journalism trends talk for visiting Moroccan journalists
  • Wed, Aug. 15, NYC
    Annual day-long workshop for Knight-Bagehot incoming students on using technology, figuring out blogs, etc.
  • Sat, July 29, NYC
    Panel on South Asia films and the media for South Asia Film and Arts Association
  • Thurs, July 27, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs at "Lunch-n-Learn" at Asia Society
  • Wed, July 26, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs for Columbia Publishing Course
  • Mon, July 24, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs for Baruch College Summer Journalism Workshop
  • Sun, July 23, Queens, NYC
    Malayalees & The Media for Kerala group
  • Thurs, July 20, NYC
    Smarter Surfing for new PT students at Columbia J-School
  • Wed, July 19, Long Island
    Figuring Out Blogs for Newsday editorial staff
  • Sat, July 15, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs for SAJA annual convention
  • Tue, June 27, NYC
    In-studio session of Tech Guru Jamboree for viewers of WABC-TV
  • Mon, June 26, NYC
    Journalism trends talk for visiting South Korean journalists
  • June 22 & June 23, Honolulu
    Internet workshops for annual convention of AAJA - "Smarter Surfing" and "Figuring Out Blogs"
  • Tue, June 13, NYC
  • Blogging for Journalists, four-hour workshop at Columbia - attended by 100 journalists and others
  • Mon, June 12, NYC
    Smarter Surfing workshop for McMahon Medical Publishing
  • Friday, June 9, NYC
    Internet safety talk to high school students at Youth Bridge Summit run by Jewish Community Relations Council
  • Thurs, June 8, NYC
    Smarter Surfing for editorial staff of El Diario La Prensa
  • Wed, June 7, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs & Whatever's Next for Citi International Journalists Seminar
  • Friday, June 2, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs & Whatever's Next seminar for Audubon magazine editorial taff
  • Tue, May 30, Washington, DC
    Figuring Out Blogs & Whatever's Next seminar for International Center For Journalists
  • Fri, May 26, NYU, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs workshop for Dow Jones Newspaper Fund
  • Tue, May 23, Madison Square Garden, NYC
    Keynote speech about technology, Junior Achievement New York's SMART Expo (for 300 high school students)
  • Thurs, May 18, NYC
    Internet trends workshop for group of journalists from RTL Journalism School in Germany
  • Mon, May 15, NYC
    Master of Ceremonies for New York Urban League's Youth IT Challenge
  • Sat,  May 13, NYC
    Moderator for
    panel on "Pushing for Change in Washington: Housing, Immigration and Voter Rights" with Congressional representatives during "Strengthening Our Communities Day" in Chinatown for Asian American For Equality
  • Fri, May 12, NYC
    Talk about media trends for visiting Russian journalists
  • Wed, May 10, NYC
    Blogging for Journalists, four-hour workshop at Columbia - attended by 80 journalists and others
  • Mon, May 1, Minneapolis
    Figuring Out Blogs & Whatever's Next for annual convention of Society of American Business Editors and Writers
  • Sat, April 29, NYC
    Two presentations: Smarter Surfing and Figuring Out Blogs & Whatever's Next for annual convention of American Society of Journalists & Authors - fifth year in a row.
  • Thu, April 27, NYC
    Talk about American media trends for visiting South Asian journalists
  • Thurs, April 27, NYC
    Host of Hearst New Media Lecture by Dan Gillmor
  • Wed, April 26, Westfield, NJ
    Three presentations about technology to 700 middle schools at Roosevelt Intermediate School
  • Wed, April 26, NYC
    Moderator for "Covering Islam" panel at Time Inc HQ for A3, theTime Inc Asian employees org; AAJA & SAJA.
  • Tue, April 25, NYC
    Talk about American media trends for visiting Norwegian journalists
  • Sun, April 23, Hartford, CT.
    "Figuring Out Blogs & Whatever's Next" workshop at National Writers Workshop
  • Sat, April 22, NYC
    "Figuring Out Blogs & Whatever's Next" workshop for alumni and incoming students as part of Alumni Weekend
  • Fri, April 21, NYC
    Smarter Surfing workshop for J-school alumni as part of Alumni Weekend
  • Fri, April 21, NYC-New Delhi
    Talk via web video conference for college students at US Embassy in New Delhi
  • Thurs, April 21, NYC
    Guest host of the Brian Lehrer show on WNYC radio
  • Mon, April 17, Farmville, VA
    Keynote speaker - Simkins Lecture on new media trends at Longville University
  • Sat, April 15, Ft. Worth, Texas
    Keynote speaker at gala scholarship dinner for SPJ Ft. Worth Chapter.
  • Sat, April 15, Ft. Worth, Texas
    "Figuring Out Blogs & Whatever's Next" workshop at Ft. Worth Star-Telegram
  • Fri, April 14, NYC
    Talk about American media trends for visiting Iraqi journalists
  • Fri, April 14, NYC
    Moderator for discussion about business opportunities in the non-profit sector in India at Columbia India Business Conference
  • Thurs, April 6, NYC
    Moderator for panel on "Careers in Producing" at IRTS Minority Career Workshop
  • Thurs, March 31, NYC
    "Figuring Out Blogs & Whatever's Next" workshop for "Covering Globalization" seminar for journalists from around the world
  • Wed, March 29 & Thur, March 30, Springfield, Mass.
    Two sessions: Smarter Surfing and Figuring Out Blogs at Governor's Conference on Travel and Tourism
  • Fri, March 10, New Delhi, India
    Talk about trends in US media f or journalism majors at Lady Sri Ram College
  • Thurs, March 3, NYC
    Moderator for blogging panel at New York Foreign Press Center
  • Wed, Feb. 15, NYC
    Smarter Surfing for staff of N.S. Biestock talent agency
  • Wed, Feb. 8, New York City
    "Figuring Out Blogs & Whatever's Next" workshop at Washington Post
  • Mon, Feb. 6: New York City
    Panelist for networking panel hosted by UPenn Alumni at Penn Club
  • Thurs, Jan. 20: New York City
    Panelist for "Opportunities in Asian Media" hosted by Columbia Business School Alumni Association
  • Sunday, Jan. 9: Hyderabad, India
    Panelist for "Diaspora Media" at global convention of the Indian diaspora

2005

  • Wed, Dec. 21, NYC
    Smarter Surfing workshop via web conference call for staff at insurance company
  • Tues, Dec. 20, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs & Whatever's Next for students and faculty
  • Sun, Dec.4, 2005, Harvard Cambridge, Mass.
    Talk about using blogs to tell better stories at Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism/National Writers Workshop
  • Mon, Nov. 21, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs workshop for J-school
  • Nov. 17 & 18, Santa Monica & Sunnyvale
    Talks about writing for the web for the staff of Yahoo! News
  • Thurs, Nov. 10, NYC
    Emcee for gala dinner of Chhaya CDC
  • Tue, Nov. 8, NYC
    Moderator for discussion at Women's Bond Club - Identity Fraud, Identity Management
  • Tue, Nov. 8, NYC
    Panelist for "Making it in Media" career discussion @ NYU (sixth annual appearance)
  • Mon, Nov. 7, Poughkeepsie, NY
    Talk about South Asians in the Media for South Asian Students Association at Vassar College
  • Mon, Nov. 7, WEB
    Moderator for web chat with author Vikram Seth for SAJA

  • Sat, Nov. 5, NYC
    Interviewer for conversation with director, Mystell Brabbe of Highway Courtesans for IAAC Film Festival
  • Sat, Nov. 5, NYC
    Talk at J-School open house for prospective applicants
  • Thurs, Nov. 3, NYC
    Moderator of AJA event with Chaitanya Kalbag, head of Reuters Asia
  • Wed, Nov. 2, Columbia J-school, NYC
    Moderator of Hearst New Media Dialogues
  • Wed, Nov. 2, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs for various editors of magazines at American Society of Magazine Editors
  • Tue, Nov. 1, NYC
    Speaker for Science Blogging panel for Scince Writers of New York at NY Academy of Sciences
  • Fri, Nov. 26, WABC Studios, NYC
    In-person Internet Workshop at WABC-TV studios for viewers
  • Oct 26, NYC
    Faculty Seminar presentation: Figuring Out Blogs
  • Oct. 25, NYC
    Welcome for SAJA Indo-Carib Night
  • Oct. 24, NYC
    Careers in Publishing, Media, Journalism panel fpr NYU
  • Oct. 22, Baltimore
    Moderator for leadership panel for Mallu Masala, youth conference of FOKANA & KIPNA
  • Oct. 20, NYC
    Talk about journalism for five visiting Telugu journalists from India
  • Oct. 19, NYU Law School
    Moderator for ECPAT panel on human trafficking issues
  • Oct. 18, Las Vegas
    Smarter Surfing at Society of Professional Journalists Convention (also in 2004 in NYC)
  • Fri, Oct. 14, NJ
    Keynote speaker for Eastern Business Education Assn convention
  • Wed, Oct. 12, NYC
    Talk about journalism for visting students and faculty from Singapore Polytechnic
  • Thurs, Oct 6, NYC
    Smarter Surfing/web training for staff of InternetNews.com
  • Tue, Oct. 4, NYC
    Smarter Surfing for group of UN journalists from 13 countries
  • Sat, Oct. 1, NYC
    Moderator for panel discussion about the media in India, China and Russia for The Indus Entreprenuers - TiE Tristate
  • Thurs, Sept. 29, NYC
    Lunch-n-Learn: Smarter Surfing for staff of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Thurs, Sept. 29, NYC
    Smarter Surfing for Metro Labor Communications Council - for labor journalists, but open to the public
  • Tue, Sept. 27, NYC
    Smarter Surfing for staff of InternetNews.com
  • Mon, Sept. 26, Columbia
    Figuring Out Blogs for Columbia J-school community
  • Sat, Sept. 24, NYC
    Speaker at Sakhi for South Asian Women gala dinner
  • Wed, Sept. 20, Las Vegas
    Smarter Surfing at Society of American Travel Writers Convention (also in 2001 in Bermuda, 2003 in Orlando
  • Wed, Sept. 14, Boston
    Smarter Surfing for Tufts University - campus-wide event
  • Tues, Sept. 13, Long Island
    Smarter Surfing for Hadassah Retreat
  • Tues, Sept. 13, NYC
    Smarter Surfing for local community at Wall Street District Hotel, as part of neighborhood talks series
  • Thurs, Sept. 8, Columbia
    Lecture on journalism trends for eight visiting Russian journalism deans and professors
  • Fri, Sept. 2, Columbia
    Lecture on journalism trends for eight visiting Kashmiri journalists
  • Thurs, Aug. 26, Columbia
    Lecture on journalism trends for four visiting Bulgarian journalists
  • Wed, Aug. 25, Columbia
    Annual Smarter Surfing talk for incoming Columbia J-school students (215 students)
  • Thurs, Aug. 18, Minneapolis
    Moderator for blogging panel, AAJA annual convention
  • Fri, Aug. 12, Columbia
    Lecture on journalism trends for seven visiting Palestinian journalists
  • Thurs, Aug. 11, Reston, VA
    Smarter Surfing for News editors and copy chiefs seminar at American Press Institute
  • Wed, Aug. 10, NYC
    Lunch-n-Learn: Smarter Surfing for NYC Department of Immigrant Affairs
  • Wed, July 27, Columbia
    Lecture on journalism trends for Columbia College summer program for high school students
  • Tue, July 26, Montclair, NJ
    Figuring Out Blogs for women's writers group
  • Fri, July 9, Chennai
    Lecture about journalism trends - Anna University Communications Program
  • Wed, July 6, Thiruananthapuram
    Lecture about journalism trends - Trivandrum Press Club
  • Mon, July 4, Thiruanthapuram
    Smarter Surfing at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kerala
  • Thu, June 28, Chennai
    Lecture about journalism trends - Madras Press Club
  • Fri, June 24, NYC
    Smarter Surfing at Fund Raising Day New York - Association of Fundraising Professionals
  • Mon, June 20, NYC
    Graduation speech for Walt Whitman Middle School, Brooklyn
  • Tues, June 14, NYC
    Smarter Surfing for part-time students at Columbia J-school
  • Thurs, June 9, NYC
    Emcee of first gala dinner of CRY America - Child Relief & You
  • Thurs, June 9, NYC
    Moderator of panel on ethnic press at NCM Ethnic Media Expo
  • Wed, June 8, NYC
    Moderator for panel on AIDS and the media in India and Russia, featuing RIchard Gere and his Heroes Project
  • Wed, June 8, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs for Citigroup International Business Journalists Workshop
  • Tue, June 7, DC
    Annual lecture on South Asia at Foreign Service Institute
  • Tue, June 7, DC
    Figuring Out Blogs for Foreign Press Center
  • Sat, June 4, NYC
    Keynote at tech competition at Thomas Edison High School, Queens
  • Thurs, June 2, NYC
    Figuring Out Blogs for College Editors Workshop
  • Wed, June 1, NYC
    Moderator for Blogging panel at Overseas Press Club
  • Thurs, May 17, NYC
    Panelist for Town Hall on "“The Great Assimilation Debate: Is Multiculturalism the New Mainstream?” for Magazine Publishers of America
  • Thurs, May 18, NYC
    Moderator for Small Business Technology Protection Panel
  • Thurs, May 18, NYC
    Smarter Surfing at Sister Fund Nonprofit Technology Workshop
  • Wed, May 11, NJ
    Smarter Surfing for NJ Creatives coalition
  • Mon, May 9, Columbia J-school
    Workshop: Figuring Out Blogs for Columbia community
  • Fri, May 6, Columbia University
    Smarter Surfing for 18 Chinese journalists
  • Tues, May 3, Mavris Cultural Center, 121 S. East Street, Indianapolis; 6:30-8:30
    Smarter Surfing for SPJ Indiana Chapter
  • Tues, May 3, Indianapolis
    Several training sessions, including Smarter Surfing for staff of Indianapolis Star
  • Mon, May 2, Columbia J-school
    Media trends lecture for eight new media journalists from South Asia/USIA
  • Thurs, April 27, Columbia J-school
    Workshop: Figuring Out Blogs for Columbia faculty
  • Mon, April 25, Columbia J-School
    Workshop: Figuring Out Blogs for Columbia faculty
  • Fri, April 22, Columbia School of Intl & Public Affairs
    Panelist for media panel at Columbia India Initiative
  • Mon, April 18, NYU
    Smarter Surfing for New Voices magazine staff and NYU Bronfman Center for Jewish Life
  • Sat, April 16, Hyatt Regency
    Smarter Surfing for American Society of Journalists and Authors convention
  • Fri, April 15, Columbia
    Smarter Surfing for Columbia Journalism Alumni Reunion Weekend for 60 alumni
  • Fri, April 15, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn
    Keynote: "The New Media: Pedagogical Implications" - for Knowledge Workers Education Alliance (professors, technologist and librarians from around the tri-state area)
  • Tues, April 12, NYC
    Moderator for SAJA Event with Madhusree Mukerjee, leading expert on India's Andaman & Nicobar Islands
  • Fri, April 8, NYC
    Keynote about technology trends for NYC Public Schools' Cisco Academy
  • Tues, April 5, Tufts University, Boston
    Smarter Surfing at Tufts University College of Citizenship & Public Service
  • March 31, Columbia J-school
    "Trends in American media" for 18 Arab journalists from Iraq, Morocco, Egypt, etc
  • March 29-30, Boston
    Two workshop sessions: "Improving your on online press room" at Massachusetts Governor's Conference on Tourism
  • Tue, March 29, South End Technology Center, Boston
    Smarter Surfing for AAJA New England & SAJA-Boston chapters
  • Wed, March 23, Foreign Press Center
    Workshop: "Figuring Out Blogs" for 80 foreign journos
  • Thurs, March 17, Princeton, NJ
    Smarter Surfing for Professional Writers Alliance of Mercer County at West Windsor Library, Princeton Jct.
  • Wed, March 16, Reston, VA
    Smarter Surfing for Editorial Page Editors Seminar at American Press Institute
  • Wed, March 16, Washington, DC
    Smarter Surfing for foreign press corps at Washington Foreign Press Club
  • Mon, March 14, Panama City, Panama
    Smarter Surfing for local journalists and embassy staff at U.S. Embassy
  • Sun, March 13, Panama City, Panama
    Panelist about "Successful models for online media" for Inter American Press Association
  • Sat. March 5, Harvard University, Boston
    Moderator for "Selling the Asian Image" for 11th Annual National Asian Pacific American Conference on Law and Public Policy run by Asian Pacific American Law Students Association at Harvard Law School and the Asian American Policy Review at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
  • Fri, March 4, Columbia School of International and Public Affairs
    Panelist for two sessions dealing with aftermath of tsunami for all-day conference
  • Fri, Feb. 25, Brooklyn Borough Hall
    Keynote speech on ethnic press, immigrant families and domestic violence for We Are All Brooklyn conference.
  • Wed, Feb. 16, NYC
    Smarter Surfing for 85 foreign journalists at Foreign Press Center (third presentation)
  • Tue, Feb. 8, Great Neck, LI
    "Building Your Small Business on the Web" for 60 women at Independent Business Women's Circle
  • Wed, Jan. 26, NYC
    Panelist, "Asians in the New Mainstream" at Asia Society
  • Jan. 17, Los Angeles
    Smarter Surfing for 70 LA Times staff
  • Jan. 16, Los Angeles
    Award remarks for South Asian Students Alliance Awards at SASA Convention 2005.
  • Jan. 11, Roslyn, Long Island
    Smarter Surfing for 900 middle and high school students at Roslyn, Long Island.
  • Jan. 11, KGAB, Cheyenne, WY
    Interview about media coverage of the tsunami disaster
  • Jan. 7, Maharaja Restaurant, NY
    Moderator of SAJA tsunami event
  • Jan. 4, WBAI Radio, New York
    Interview about media coverage of the tsunami diaster

2004

  • Wed, Dec. 29, QR77 - Canadian radio station
    Interview about Google's influence
  • Wed, Dec. 15, NYC
    Smarter Surfing at IPA-NY's Third Annual Member Conference
  • Fri, Dec. 10, NYC
    Moderator of lecture by Abraham George, author of "India Untouched" for GOPIO - Global Organization of People of Indian Origin
  • Sun, Dec. 5, NYC
    Presenter of an award at first NRI TV & Film Awards
  • Fri, Dec. 3, New York Palace Hotel, NYC
    Emcee for India Abroad Person of the Year 2004
  • Thu, Dec. 2, NYC
    Panelist for India and the US: A Post-election Prognosis  at World Policy Institute at New School (webcast)
  • Tue, Nov. 30, WABC Studios, NYC
    In-person Online Holiday Shopping Workshop at WABC-TV studios for viewers
  •  Fri, Nov. 19, Lyndhurst, NJ
    Panelist for "Blueprint for Peace and Prosperity in the 21st Century" at Emerson Jr.-Sr. High School and Asian American Political Coalition gala evening in celebration of Eid-al-Fitr and Diwali at Meadowlands Environment Center, Lyndhurst, NJ.
  • Fri, Nov. 19, Philadelphia
    Moderator, Media & Entertainment panel, Wharton India Economic Forum
  • Fri, Nov. 12, Columbia J-school
    Talk on new media trends for Dutch media folks - FD Media Group & Silicon Valley Europe delegation
  • Tue, Nov. 9, Columbia J-school
    Talk on trends in American journalism to group of 15 visiting Iraqi journalists
  • Mon, Nov. 8, NYC
    Smarter Surfing at Freelance Workshop of American Jewish Press Association
  •  Thurs, Nov. 4, on the web
    Host of SAJA Webinar: Looking Ahead: What the US Election Results (including Bobby Jindal's Congressional victory) Mean for South Asia and South Asians in America
  • Thus, Oct. 28, NYC
    Panelist for "The Art of News," hour-long conversations on factors affecting today's journalism, hosted by David Alpern, co-host of the Newsweek On Air.
  • Thus, Oct. 28, NYC
    Talk for visiting delegation of 12 Bangladeshi journalists
  • Tue, Oct. 12, NYC
    Panelist for "Making it in Media" career discussion @ NYU (fifth annual appearance)
  • Tue, Oct. 5, NYC
    Smarter Surfing  for group of 18 UN journalists from 10 countries
  • Wed, Sept. 22, NYC:
    Talk for 20 visiting Iraqi journalists
  • Fri, Sept. 10, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing  for SPJ National Convention
  • Thurs, Aug. 19, NYC:
    New media production and Smarter Surfing for Knight-Bagehot Fellows
  • Thurs, Aug. 5, Wash, DC:
    Panelist for UNITY Convention about blogs: "Gaming the News"
  • Thurs, Aug. 5, Wash, DC:
    Panelist for UNITY Convention: "Who is a Journalists?"
  • Thurs, June 24, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing  for The Sister Fund
  • Wed, June 23, NYC:
    Talk for visiting Syrian journalists
  • Fri, June 11, Queens, NY:
    Keynote: Underserved South Asians for South Asian Council on Social Services
  • Sat, June 5, Ft. Lauderdale, FL:
    Smarter Surfing  for National Writers Workshop
  • Mon, May 24, NY
    Moderator for post-screening discussion of "Mujahid" at Asia Society.
  • Tue, May 11, Nutley, NJ:
    Smarter Surfing for Nutley High School, NJ
  • Tues, May 4, 12-2 pm, ARLINGTON, VA:
    Annual lecture (since 1999) to South Asia-bound U.S. Foreign Service and military officers: "The Media in South Asia" at National Foreign Service Training Center
  • Sat, May 1, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing for Columbia Journalism Tim Harper's class
  • Wed, April 24, DC: 10-11 am
    Panelist on blogging at ASNE convention
  • Sat, Apr 24, NYC: 4:40- 5:40 pm
    Smarter Surfing for American Society of Journalists and Authors convention
  • Thurs, April 15, NYC: 9-11 am
    Smarter Surfing for group of international journalists visiting Columbia
  • Thurs, April 15, NYC: 5-7 pm
    Smarter Surfing for Independent Press Association Fellows
  • Tue, April 13, NYC: 7-8:30 pm
    Smarter Surfing at ABC-7 Studios
  • Fri, April 9, NYC:
    Panelist for Columbia India Conference at Columbia Business School
  • Sat, March 27, Ft. Lauderdale, FL: 10:30-11:45 am
    Panelist for "Virtual Reality: How is the Internet Impacting Modern Journalism" at SPJ Southeast Regional Conference
  • Thurs, March 25, NYC: 2:15-3:15 pm
    Panelist for news and entertainment panel, International Television and Radio Society's Minority Career Workshop
  • Wed, March 24, Newark, NJ: 9 am-3 pm
    Two sessions of Smarter Surfing for teachers at Essex Vocational School
  • Wed, March 24, NYC: 6-8:30 pm
    Smarter Surfing for Columbia Condo residents
  • Sat, March 20, NYC: 10am -noon
    Panelist for College Media Advisers Spring College Media Covention
  • Fri, Feb. 27, NYC: 2:15-3 pm
    Talk on media trends, Independent Press Association Fellows orientation
  • Tues, Feb. 24, NYC: 9-11 am
    Smarter Surfing for American Society of Magazine Editors
  • Tues, Feb. 12, Jersey City: Noon-2 pm
    Talk on South Asians in the U.S. at the "Spring Welcome Lunch" of the Indian Students Association of New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Thurs, Jan. 15, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing for Columbia Journalism faculty and staff

2003

  • Friday, Nov. 14, NYC:
    Moderator for panel at Asian Diversity Conference & Career Expo
  • Tues, Nov. 5, NYC:
    Panelist, Queens College South Asian Media and Politics panel
  • Sunday, Nov. 2, ORLANDO:
    Smarter Surfing for annual convention of Society of American Travel Writers
  • Fri, Oct. 31, ALABAMA:
    Seminar for State Legislative Leaders Foundation
  • Monday, Oct. 27, RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA:
    Moderator of Infotech 2003
  • Tues, Oct. 14, NYC:
    Panelist for "Making it in Media" career discussion @ NYU (fourth annual appearance)
  • Thurs, Oct. 2, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing @ Foreign Press Center for 75 foreign journalists
  • Thurs, Aug. 21, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing for part-time Columbia J-school students
  • Thurs, Aug. 21, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing for incoming Columbia J-school students
  • Thurs, Aug. 14, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing for women's nonprofit organizations organized by The Sister Fund
  • Thurs, Aug. 14, NYC:
    New media production and Smarter Surfing for Knight-Bagehot Fellows
  • Wed, July 16, NYC:
    Speaker on media issues for Association of Indians in America Center for Leadership
    Development 2003 Summer Internship Program
  • Mon, July 14, NYC:
    Lecture on new media trends affecting media and public relations for senior Japanese executives, Keizai Koho Center, Tokyo
  • Sun, July 13, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing for National Hadassah Convention
  • Wed, July 2, ST. PETERSBURG, FLA:
    Smarter Surfing for College Graduates Seminar at Poynter Institute
  • Wed, June 11, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing for National Hadassah staff
  • Mon, May 12, NYC:
    Lecture on journalism web sites for Columbia J-school "Race & Ethnicity in the New Urban America"
  • Sat, May 3, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing for American Society of Journalists and Authors convention
  • Thurs, May 1, NYC:
    Moderator for "Freedom of Expression in Cyberspace" for World Press Freedom Day at Columbia School of International and Public Affairs

  • Mon, April 28, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing for Shanghai Media & Entertainment Group at SIPA, Columbia
  • Sat, April 26 - NYC:
    Smarter Surfing @ Columbia J-school Alumni Reunion
  • Thurs, April 24 - NYC:
    Panelist for "What is news, and why does it matter?" at Consumer WebWatch National Summit on Web Credibility
  • Wed, April 23 - NYC:
    Smarter Surfing @ Independent Press Association fellows seminar
  • Mon, April 21 - NYC:
    Panelist for New York Association of Black Journalists monthly TV discussion on Iraq and the Media
  • Thurs, April 10, MONTCLAIR, NJ
    Smarter Surfing for Montclair Schools PTA
  • Thurs, April 10, WEBINAR
    Web-based Smarter Surfing
  • Tues, April 1, CINCINNATI
    Smarter Surfing for Columbia Alumni
  • Tues, April 1, CINCINNATI
    Smarter Surfing for staff of Cincinnati Inquirer
  • Thurs, March 27, BROOKLYN
    Smarter Surfing for journalism class at Long Island University
  • Fri, March 21, MONTCLAIR, NJ
    Smarter Surfing for Beta Phi Chapter of Delta Pi Epsilon at Montclair State University - see PDF invitation
  • Thurs, March 20, NYC:
    Panelist for College Media Advisers Spring College Media Covention
  • Fri, March 14, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing for staff of the Wall Street Journal
  • Fri, March 14, STATEN ISLAND
    Keynote speaker for annual dinner-dance of the Asian American Coalition of Staten Island
  • Tues, March 11, Roslyn, LI
    Smarter Surfing for parents and students at Roslyn High, Middle & Elementary Schools
  • Mon, March 10, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing for Westside YMCA
  • Sat-Sun, March 8-9, NYC:
    New Media Training Workshop

  • Sat, March 8, NYC:
    Moderator for panel on "South Asian in the Media" @ Columbia-Salman Rushdie Humanities Festival
  • Wed, March 5, ST. PETERSBURG, FL:
    Visiting faculty for Poynter Newspaper Writing & Reporting Seminar - Covering the Beat

  • Fri, Feb. 28, NYC:
    Lecture to inaugural class of ethnic press fellows of the Independent Press Assn
  • Wed, Feb. 19, NYC:
    Talk on US journalism to visiting Kyrgyz journalists
  • Fri, Feb. 14, UNION, NJ - 10 am - 1 pm:
    Smarter Surfing for Union High School
  • Tue, Feb. 11, NYC:
    Panelist for "Making it in Media" career discussion @ NYU (third annual appearance)
  • Thurs, Jan. 30, RESTON, VA
    Smarter Surfing for News Editors & Copy Chiefs Seminar @ American Press Institute
  • Mon, Jan. 27, NYC:
    Smarter Surfing for PR21

2002

2001

2000 (more to come)

1999 (more to come)

  • Oct 4, Indianapolis:
    Moderator, Making the Transition to Online Journalism @ SPJ national convention

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