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a record of mundane things that have stuck in my mind, and what they may mean.

Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Worldview gets award...from IMC!

From Chicago Public Radio's main page:

The Indian Muslim Council-USA has awarded Chicago Public Radio's Worldview the Maulana Muhammad Ali Jowhar Award in Journalism for best in-depth coverage of the Indian Diaspora in the United States. Explore Worldview's series “Voices From Hyderabad: A Cross-Communal Dialogue.”


At 7:19 PM, Searcher1 said...

whats the indian diaspora

At 8:04 AM, Sara said...

"diaspora" refers to people who used to belong to one area/one culture but are now scattered around the globe. So when it says Indian diaspora, it means people from India who are now live all over the world.

You may often hear the term diaspora in connection with Jewish people. That's because they were spread around all over the glob before many other people in the Western world. And they always thought of themselves as one group, even though they didn't live in close physical proximity.

Hope that helps!



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