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AAJA Honors Photojournalists for AAPI Heritage Month

AAJA Honors Photojournalists for AAPI Heritage Month

Yvonne Leow May 31, 2013 Comments Off

In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, AAJA recognized a dozen Asian American photojournalists throughout the month of May. We asked aspiring and award-winning photographers to reflect on their careers and share some

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AAPI Heritage Month: Michael Schennum

AAPI Heritage Month: Michael Schennum

Yvonne Leow May 29, 2013 Comments Off

Michael Schennum is a staff photographer at The Arizona Republic. Before that he interned at the Appleton Post-Crescent and the Palo Alto Daily News. He has also taught photojournalism at ASU.Michael graduated from UC Santa Cruz

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AAPI Heritage Month: Ankur Dholakia

AAPI Heritage Month: Ankur Dholakia

Yvonne Leow May 24, 2013 Comments Off

Ankur Dholakia is an award winning photojournalist and a Multimedia Producer at The Detroit News. He has covered a wide variety of assignments in and around the Motor City. He was born in England and

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AAJA announces the remaining 2013 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship Recipients

AAJA announces the remaining 2013 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship Recipients

AAJA National May 23, 2013 Comments Off

Adam Causey (AAJA-Florida), Mai Hoang (AAJA-Seattle), Jacqueline Howard (AAJA-Atlanta), Sara Lin (AAJA-Hawai’i) and Leezel Tanglao (AAJA-New York) are the newly named 2013 Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship recipients for 2013.  Each of them will be

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AAJA announces the 2013 Executive Leadership Program Class

AAJA announces the 2013 Executive Leadership Program Class

AAJA National May 23, 2013 Comments Off

AAJA is proud to announce the following individuals who will be attending a special combination of the ELP Introductory Session and the National Convention in August 2013 in New York: Leonor Ayala AAJA-New York Telemundo Network Director NBCUniversal Venice Buhain AAJA-Seattle Editor Patch Adam Causey AAJA-Florida Enterprise and Investigative

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Studying Our Past: A Timeline of the Chin Case

Studying Our Past: A Timeline of the Chin Case

AAJA National May 22, 2013 Comments Off

Asian Americans in the United States: An Overview of a Difficult History Trouble viewing this timeline? View it on a separate page, or read the html version. Getting the Story Right  MediaWatch. Many years have passed since the

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A Timeline of the Chin Case

A Timeline of the Chin Case

AAJA National May 22, 2013 Comments Off

Asian Americans in the United States: An Overview of a Difficult History  1880-1943. As early as the 1800s, the Asian American community faced significant challenges to exercising equal rights in the United States. The Chinese Exclusion

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AAPI Heritage Month: An Rong Xu

AAPI Heritage Month: An Rong Xu

Yvonne Leow May 22, 2013 Comments Off

An Rong Xu is a Chinese-American photographer based in New York City. His work explores identity within the Chinese-American community, and the evolving social philosophy within, while photographing the transition from immigrant to American. Xu

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AAPI Heritage Month: Stephen Yang

AAPI Heritage Month: Stephen Yang

Yvonne Leow May 20, 2013 Comments Off

Stephen Yang has three years of journalism photography under his belt working with Bloomberg News, Wall Street Journal and the New York Post. The world traveler always has a camera in hand. He says,

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AAPI Heritage Month: Vino Wong

AAPI Heritage Month: Vino Wong

Yvonne Leow May 17, 2013 Comments Off

Vino Wong is a veteran award-winning photojournalist. He moved to Malaysia in November 2012, where he works as a corporate communications manager at Majupadu Development, a commercial and real estate development company. He is also

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