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AAJA Member News: April 2014 Roundup

AAJA Member News: April 2014 Roundup

AAJA National April 30, 2014 Comments Off

Davar Ardalan (AAJA-Washington D.C.) will be in New York to receive the Ellis Island Medal of Honor on May 10th. Her grandfather came through Ellis Island in October of 1919. This is an annual award recognizing “American

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AAJA seeks retraction from The Detroit News for Neal Rubin’s column revisiting the Vincent Chin murder case

AAJA seeks retraction from The Detroit News for Neal Rubin’s column revisiting the Vincent Chin murder case

Paul Cheung April 29, 2014 Comments Off

May 7 Response from The Detroit News Managing Editor Dear Paul, I’m responding on behalf of Jon Wolman after discussing Neal Rubin’s April 29 column with him and his editors. Neal has a provocative viewpoint on the subject

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Future Journalists Receive Valuable Training through VOICES Program

Future Journalists Receive Valuable Training through VOICES Program

AAJA National April 28, 2014 Comments Off

VOICES is a rare opportunity for college students to develop multimedia and reporting skills in the company of industry professionals from all over the world. Just as newsrooms across the country are adjusting to

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Deadline extended for the 2014 VOICES Program!

Deadline extended for the 2014 VOICES Program!

AAJA National April 25, 2014 Comments Off

The deadline for VOICES 2014 has passed. The 2014 VOICES program will take place August 11 – 16 during the week of the 2014 National Convention in Washington, D.C. Click here for the application! Eligibility Applicants must have

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Dinah Eng Leadership Fellows Announced for 2014

Dinah Eng Leadership Fellows Announced for 2014

AAJA National April 21, 2014 Comments Off

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is pleased to announce Marilyn Ajavananda (AAJA-New York), Hannah Bae (AAJA-New York), Sachi Fujimori (AAJA-New York), Yuriko Nagano (AAJA-Asia), Archith Seshadri (AAJA-Atlanta) and Jocelyn “Joz” Wang (AAJA-Los Angeles)

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AAJA-AARP Social Media Fellow Announced for 2014

AAJA-AARP Social Media Fellow Announced for 2014

AAJA National April 21, 2014 Comments Off

AAJA is pleased to announce Gil Asakawa as the new Asian American Journalists Association-AARP Social Media Fellow in a continued partnership between the two organizations. “On behalf of AARP, I would like to thank

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Diversity in Lincoln, Neb., through the lens of high school proms and teens

Diversity in Lincoln, Neb., through the lens of high school proms and teens

Bobby Calvan April 19, 2014 Comments Off

By Bobby Caina Calvan | Heartland Project LINCOLN, Neb. – The assignment was straightforward: Produce a story about the growing diversity in the Cornhusker State’s capital city. Certainly, we could have gone straight to the U.S.

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AAJA Selects Student Leaders for JCamp Class of 2014

AAJA Selects Student Leaders for JCamp Class of 2014

AAJA National April 16, 2014 Comments Off

Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) selected 42 diverse high school students out of a record pool of 320 submissions from across the nation to participate in its 14th annual JCamp this summer. Emerson College will

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AAJA 2014 Spring Report

AAJA 2014 Spring Report

Paul Cheung April 14, 2014 Comments Off

All If 2013 was about igniting change, 2014 will be about the implementation of changes. We experimented with new ideas and programs at our 2013 convention and will continue to make more additions. We re-examined

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Apply for AAJA Scholarships, Internship Grants

Apply for AAJA Scholarships, Internship Grants

AAJA National April 12, 2014 0

Open Now Intern for AsAmNews: Earn college credit and valuable experience at AsAmNews. This internship is open until a qualified applicant is selected. Sports Journalism Institute: One week of intensive training plus an eight-week paid sports journalism internship

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