AAJA, KTVU move forward in aftermath of on-air gaffe over pilots’ names

AAJA, KTVU move forward in aftermath of on-air gaffe over pilots’ names

KTVU vows to improve fact checking, to hold more meetings with AAJA. Station officials invited to take part in MediaWatch panel in NYC Last Friday, a team of AAJA leaders met with high-level managers at


UPDATED STATEMENT: KTVU officials meet with AAJA over station’s embarrassing on-air gaffe

UPDATED STATEMENT: KTVU officials meet with AAJA over station’s embarrassing on-air gaffe

JULY 19 meeting update with KTVU In meeting with AAJA, KTVU says it’s taking steps to improve its journalism and regain trust of Asian American community A team of AAJA representatives met with KTVU’s senior leaders


AAJA urges caution in blaming South Korean culture for Asiana airline crash

AAJA urges caution in blaming South Korean culture for Asiana airline crash

A passenger reads a newspaper reporting about Asiana Airlines Flight 214 which took off from Seoul and crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, on a subway train in Seoul, South


Chicago Sun-Times publisher responds to ‘Fright 214′ headline

Chicago Sun-Times publisher responds to ‘Fright 214′ headline

A front-page headline in the Chicago Sun-Times provoked debate after Saturday’s Asiana airline tragedy in San Francisco. Some who saw the tabloid’s cover took offense, contending that the headline –“Fright 214” — perpetuated the


Kellogg Foundation Grant for Forum and Media Training

Kellogg Foundation Grant for Forum and Media Training

The W. K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) with a $100,000 grant to fund six free media access trainings and an education forum on structural racism at the 2013


AAJA Not Attending DOJ Off-The-Record Session, Would Welcome On-The-Record Meeting

AAJA Not Attending DOJ Off-The-Record Session, Would Welcome On-The-Record Meeting

Dear AAJA members The Attorney General invited AAJA to an off-the-record policy meeting.  The meeting is one of a series of meetings with media and other organizations that the Attorney General is conducting as part


Studying Our Past: A Timeline of the Chin Case

Studying Our Past: A Timeline of the Chin Case

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


AAJA applauds revamped AP style in describing some immigrants

AAJA applauds revamped AP style in describing some immigrants

NOTE: A response from the New York Times is appended below. The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has long stood for fairness and respect when it comes to covering our communities, and AAJA stands with


AAJA Urges Vigilance in Reporting on Boston Bombing Suspects

AAJA Urges Vigilance in Reporting on Boston Bombing Suspects

The events this week in Boston have been tragic, and the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) joins in mourning the dead and in wishing a speedy recovery to those injured. Like all Americans, we


Vincent Chin Memorial Scholarship

Vincent Chin Memorial Scholarship

Vincent Chin’s legacy lives on. The brutal attack that took his life occurred late at night with few people around, but its reverberations spread across the country and have lasted for decades. Asian Americans