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Host of CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box,’ Joe Kernen, acknowledges ‘inappropriate and insensitive’ on-air remarks about Indian Americans

Host of CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box,’ Joe Kernen, acknowledges ‘inappropriate and insensitive’ on-air remarks about Indian Americans

Bobby Calvan September 25, 2013 Comments Off

The host of CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Joe Kernen, knew he was treading on dangerous territory during a conversation last Friday about India’s currency. Yet Mr. Kernen knowingly stepped in it when he used accented

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Official Sponsors: 2013 VOICES Program

Official Sponsors: 2013 VOICES Program

AAJA National September 13, 2013 Comments Off

We would like to express our sincerest thanks to the following sponsors for supporting the 2013 VOICES program at this year’s national convention in New York: SPONSORS:                    

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Apply! SJI Internship Open Now

Apply! SJI Internship Open Now

AAJA National September 12, 2013 Comments Off

*The application process for the 2014 Sports Journalism Institute Internship through AAJA is now closed* Apply now for the 2014 Sports Journalism Institute Internship! College students interested in sports journalism can get specialized training, a paid

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A JCamper’s thank you to Co-director Neal Justin

A JCamper’s thank you to Co-director Neal Justin

Paul Cheung September 10, 2013 Comments Off

When I arrived in DC, I honestly didn’t know what to expect. All I knew going into JCamp was that it was an honor for me to be there, that I had a strong

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Photo Gallery, 2013 Scholarships & Awards Gala

Photo Gallery, 2013 Scholarships & Awards Gala

AAJA National September 9, 2013 Comments Off

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Thank you New York!

Thank you New York!

Paul Cheung September 6, 2013 Comments Off

AAJA Nation Like the song says, “New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of. There’s nothin’ you can’t do now you’re in New York. These streets will make you feel brand new.” Our workshops and

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Thank you for donating to Power of One in 2013

Thank you for donating to Power of One in 2013

Paul Cheung September 4, 2013 Comments Off

The Power of One fund is the most direct way an individual can support AAJA’s important work to increase the number of Asian Americans in today’s newsrooms. We invite you to answer our call and give

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AAJA 2013 Feedback Survey – Thursday/Friday Sessions

AAJA 2013 Feedback Survey – Thursday/Friday Sessions

Emma Carew September 4, 2013 Comments Off

Thanks to everyone who helped make the AAJA 2013 convention a smashing success. If you could take a few minutes and give feedback on the sessions you attended on Thursday and Friday, it will

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How VOICES inspired Matt Lee to become the “Jack Journalist”

How VOICES inspired Matt Lee to become the “Jack Journalist”

Paul Cheung September 4, 2013 Comments Off

AAJA 2013 Voices faculties and students in New York City Prior to being accepted into Voices I had held the stubborn opinion that I didn’t have the chops to be a reporter. I held on

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Jennifer Crane selected as winner of 2013 CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship

Jennifer Crane selected as winner of 2013 CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship

AAJA National September 1, 2013 Comments Off

AAJA congratulates the winner of the 2013 CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship. This year’s scholarship, which provides a  grant to one college freshman, was awarded to Jennifer Crane of UCLA. The winner received a $3,900 scholarship

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