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AAJA Convention Guide: Wendy Tang, digital editor, Asia Society Hong Kong Center.

AAJA Convention Guide: Wendy Tang, digital editor, Asia Society Hong Kong Center.

Paul Cheung August 8, 2013 Comments Off

This year’s convention is my best excuse to return to New York, where I went to school and worked before moving back to Hong Kong. Looking through the convention schedule is exhilarating. I will

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ESPN apologizes, gives straight answer for “One Direction” flub

ESPN apologizes, gives straight answer for “One Direction” flub

Bobby Calvan August 7, 2013 Comments Off

The first baseman for Japan’s Little League team, 13-year-old Nagiru Hiramatsu, was at bat during the opening inning when an accompanying graphic broadcast by ESPN3 mentioned something curious: his favorite singer – “Wandai Wrection”? ESPN

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AAJA Convention Guide: Elise Hu, NPR’s technology and culture reporter

AAJA Convention Guide: Elise Hu, NPR’s technology and culture reporter

Paul Cheung August 7, 2013 Comments Off

We’re getting together this year against a fascinating backdrop: Tech and business titans are scooping up news organizations left and right, making the interesting times for our industry even more interesting.  And this melding

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AAJA Convention Guide: Dan Hill on “Webscraping 101″

AAJA Convention Guide: Dan Hill on “Webscraping 101″

Emma Carew August 6, 2013 Comments Off

AAJA has asked some of this year’s speakers to give a sneak peek into their sessions. Let Dan Hill tell you what to expect during his “Webscraping 101″ session. Data rules everything around journalists, whether

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Small Market and Student Broadcast Mixer Announcement

Small Market and Student Broadcast Mixer Announcement

AAJA National August 5, 2013 Comments Off

Are you going to the 2013 National Convention in New York? Part of the AAJA-New York chapter? If you’re breaking into TV news, surviving in a small market, or looking for fresh new talent, please join

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AAJA Convention Guide: Annalisa Burgos, Freelance Multimedia Journalist

AAJA Convention Guide: Annalisa Burgos, Freelance Multimedia Journalist

Paul Cheung August 5, 2013 Comments Off

I’ve been to nearly all the AAJA conventions since 1999 at different stages of my career: as a student, cub reporter, hiring editor, AAJA national board member. This year, I’ll be attending as a

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AAJA and NLGJA Join to Cover US Heartland

AAJA and NLGJA Join to Cover US Heartland

AAJA National August 2, 2013 Comments Off

AAJA and NLGJA Joint Project to Address Lack of News Coverage in the Heartland. The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) was awarded a $200,000 grant from the Ford Foundation to launch “Diverse and Inclusive: News

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Get a Jump Start at Convention

Get a Jump Start at Convention

AAJA National August 1, 2013 Comments Off

Boost your career by staying ahead of the curve: Sign up for one of several pre-convention workshops scheduled for Wednesday, August 21. AAJA will offer immersive training in partnership with several industry leaders. Space is limited

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AAJA Selects 13 Students for VOICES Training Program

AAJA Selects 13 Students for VOICES Training Program

AAJA National August 1, 2013 Comments Off

AAJA is proud to announce the 13 college students selected from across the country for VOICES, a program held at AAJA’s national convention, August 21-24 at the Hilton New York. VOICES is a training

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Seattle Times Publisher Frank Blethen AAJA Power of One Challenge

Seattle Times Publisher Frank Blethen AAJA Power of One Challenge

Paul Cheung August 1, 2013 Comments Off

Seattle Times Publisher Frank Blethen is challenging you to support the Asian American Journalists Association with a donation to the Power of One campaign. For all donations from July 15 through Aug. 5, Frank

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