Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One

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Syndicated columnist Mona Eltahawy

Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy is an award-winning columnist, blogger, and internationally-recognized expert on Arab and Muslim affairs. Eltahawy has reported for outlets in Cairo, Jerusalem, Palestine, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and China, and her opinion pieces have been published in the International Herald Tribune, Time Magazine, and the Washington Post. During the Arab Spring in 2011, she became the go-to woman for many Western media outlets looking for information and analysis of the situation in the Middle East. As a lecturer, she has toured the world to dispel stereotypes about Muslim women. In this conversation with Maria Hinojosa, she discusses the interpretation of Islam, feminism in Muslim society and the future of the Arab world.
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ABOUT MARIA HINOJOSA: ONE-ON-ONE

About María Hinojosa

maria hinojosaMaría Hinojosa is a journalist and author as well as the managing editor and host of public radio's Latino USA

Throughout her career, Hinojosa has garnered many awards and honors. Since 1995, Hispanic Business Magazine has named her one of the 100 most influential Latinos in the United States three times.

In 1991, Hinojosa won an Associated Press award for her coverage of Nelson Mandela for WNYC Radio. That same year, she won a Unity Award and the Top Story of the Year Award from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists for her NPR story Crews, about New York gang members. The NPR story evolved into the book Crews: Gang Members Talk to María Hinojosa.

She received both the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Radio Award and the New York Society of Professional Journalists Deadline Award for her NPR report Kids and Guns. For Manhood Behind Bars, a story for NPR that documented how incarceration has become a right of passage for men of all races, Hinojosa received the Robert F. Kennedy Award. She was inducted into the "She Made It" Hall of Fame of Women in Media. She is the author of the book Raising Raúl.

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María Hinojosa: One-on-One is a production of La Plaza, the Latino production unit of WGBH Boston.

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Funding for María Hinojosa: One-on-One is generously provided, in part, by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

 

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