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AAJA Member News: February 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: February 2013 Roundup

AAJA National February 28, 2013 Comments Off

Al Young (AAJA-New England) has retired from The Boston Globe as a copy editor on the night news desk.  This comes after a career of more than 35 years of daily newspaper experience as a

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Ken Moritsugu is AAJA’s New Vice President for Print

Ken Moritsugu is AAJA’s New Vice President for Print

AAJA National February 19, 2013 Comments Off

Ken Moritsugu, the Bangkok-based Asia Enterprise Editor for Associated Press, has won the Special Election to be AAJA’s Vice President for Print, announced Theodore Kim, AAJA’s National Secretary and Elections Officer. “The ever-changing media landscape

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2013 NBC Summer Partnership

2013 NBC Summer Partnership

AAJA National February 15, 2013 Comments Off

Apply for the chance to be selected for an internship with NBC in New York City, along with a $5,000 stipend and an AAJA mentor. AAJA is proud to announce the 2013 NBC Summer Partnership.

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AAJA MediaWatch seeks apology for ‘rice ball’ comment on “Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller”

AAJA MediaWatch seeks apology for ‘rice ball’ comment on “Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller”

Paul Cheung February 11, 2013 Comments Off

Dear Ms. Jacki Schechner, Mr. Chris Lavoie and Ms. Stephanie Miller In these partisan times, there are lots of people who look to make headlines as well as make a point. There are all kinds

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Honor excellence in Journalism with 2013 AAJA Awards

Honor excellence in Journalism with 2013 AAJA Awards

AAJA National February 8, 2013 Comments Off

Every year AAJA accepts nominations from the journalism community to acknowledge great work done in the past year inspiring better journalism and a better community for all. AAJA  has the following awards available for nomination: 2013

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Nominate Outstanding Coverage of AAPI Civil Rights and Social Justice with the 2013 Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award

Nominate Outstanding Coverage of AAPI Civil Rights and Social Justice with the 2013 Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award

AAJA National February 8, 2013 Comments Off

Dr. Suzanne Ahn   The Asian American Journalists Association is honored to have the opportunity since 2003 to recognize excellence in Asian American Pacific Islander civil rights and social justice coverage with the Dr. Suzanne Ahn

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Nominate an outstanding individual for the 2013 AAJA Lifetime Achievement or the Special Recognition Award

Nominate an outstanding individual for the 2013 AAJA Lifetime Achievement or the Special Recognition Award

AAJA National February 8, 2013 Comments Off

2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Curtiss Kim and 2012 Special Recognition Award recipient Bryan Chu   AAJA annually pays tribute to two individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to AAJA and/or the Asian American and Pacific

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Recognize outstanding digital journalism with the 2013 Gannett Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism

Recognize outstanding digital journalism with the 2013 Gannett Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism

AAJA National February 8, 2013 Comments Off

  AAJA, in partnership with the Gannett Foundation, is offering a $5,000 award to recognize groundbreaking work by a journalist or a team who creatively uses digital tools in the role of being a community’s watchdog.

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AAJA condemns Joel Brinkley’s column about Vietnam

AAJA condemns Joel Brinkley’s column about Vietnam

Paul Cheung February 7, 2013 Comments Off

When we read Joel Brinkley’s recent column about Vietnam, we were appalled, and we expected better from Mr. Brinkley. Apparently, so did Tribune Media Services when it acknowledged that the column did not meet its

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