ANNOUNCING: Finalists For SAJA's Annual Journalism Awards‏

Monday, September 09, 2013 7:02 PM | Sovy Azhath (Administrator)
NEW YORK - The South Asian Journalists Association ( SAJA) and SAJA Group Inc. are pleased to announce the finalists in its annual journalism awards contest.

Finalists for the SAJA 2013 Journalism Awards for work published in 2012 include journalism pieces published in
The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and The Atlantic, among others.

This year, SAJA received more than 115 entries in 9 categories. Finalists were selected by nine different judges who are reporters, editors and writers from around the United States. The winners will be announced at
SAJA's 19th Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the Yale Club in New York City.

Each award winner will receive a certificate and the student winners will receive an additional cash prize.


SAJA JOURNALISM AWARD FINALISTS

The Daniel Pearl Award for outstanding reporting about South Asia

The Man Who Retrieves The Taliban’s Dead

Kevin Sieff
The Washington Post

Why This 13-Year Old’s Parents Want Her Married Despite India’s Laws

Stephanie Nolen
The Globe and Mail

A Woman's Drug-Resistant TB Echoes Around The World
Geeta Anand

The Wall Street Journal

*****


Outstanding enterprise reporting about South Asia or the worldwide South Asian diaspora


Falak: The Complete True Story Of ‘India’s Baby’

Paul Beckett and Krishna Pokharel
The Wall Street Journal

Mother India Starves Her Children

Bloomberg staff

Sri Lanka: Kidney Ailment Linked To Farm Chemicals

Rhitu Chatterjee
PRI’s The World

*****


Outstanding business story about South Asia, or the worldwide South Asians diaspora

Microhydro Drives Change In Rural Nepal

Amy Yee
The New York Times

Lender’s Own Probe Links It To Suicides

Erika Kinetz
Associated Press

Poor In India Starve As Politicians Steal $14.5 Billion Worth Of Food

Mehul Srivasta and Andrew MacAskill
Bloomberg

*****


Outstanding arts and culture reporting about South Asia, or the worldwide South Asians diaspora

In Nepal, After Revolt, ‘Art Was Changed Forever’
Amy Yee

The New York Times

1,100 Pounds Of Matzo In Kathmandu: Welcome To The World's Largest Seder
Amy Yee

The Atlantic

Afghanistan's Online War Of Words

Ali M. Latifi
Al Jazeera

*****


Outstanding feature story about South Asia, or the worldwide South Asians diaspora

Early Death Assured In India Where 900M Don’t Eat Enough
Mehul Srivastava and Adi Narayan

Bloomberg

A Woman's Drug-Resistant TB Echoes Around The World
Geeta Anand

The Wall Street Journal

Jism 2: Film Review
Lisa Tsering

The Hollywood Reporter

*****


Outstanding editorial/commentary on South Asia, or the worldwide South Asians diaspora

The Dark Side Of India's 'Mr Clean'

Dan Morrison
Al Jazeera

Shooting Attack On Sikh Temple Is Attack On All Of Us
Aisha Sultan

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In India, A Small Pill, With Positive Side Effects
Amy Yee

The New York Times

*****


Outstanding story on any subject: For South Asian journalists


A Woman's Drug-Resistant TB Echoes Around The World
Geeta Anand

The Wall Street Journal

‘Perversion Files’ Show Locals Helped Cover Up

Nigel Duara
The Associated Press

Rap Sheet: H. Rap Brown, Civil Rights Revolutionary - Cop Killer Or FBI Target?
Obaid H. Siddiqui

Illume Magazine

*****


Outstanding editorial/op-ed/commentary on any subject: For South Asian Journalists

Disparity In Pay Divides Doctors
Manoj Jain

The Washington Post

How Indian Immigrants Could Save The Republican Party
S. Mitra Kalita

Quartz

‘Truly Civil’ Torture
Anil Kalhan

ImmigrationProf Blog

*****


Outstanding story on any subject by a South Asian student in the United States or Canada


Keeping Turkana Girls in School and The Future of Education in Turkana
Dipti Kumar

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What Are You Doing to Fix India’s Broken Education System?
Rakesh Mani


The Long Farewell: A Medicine That’s Transforming The Way We Live

Anjali Thomas

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