Media Watchers Latest Round Up: Bloomberg Businessweek’s Cover, CBS’ primetime “Mike & Molly” on Feb. 25

Media Watchers Latest Round Up: Bloomberg Businessweek’s Cover, CBS’ primetime “Mike & Molly” on Feb. 25

Bloomberg Businessweek’s cover, The Great American Housing Rebound, drew sharp criticism from organizations such as the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists, to journals such as the Columbia


AAJA MediaWatch seeks apology for ‘rice ball’ comment on “Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller”

AAJA MediaWatch seeks apology for ‘rice ball’ comment on “Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller”

Dear Ms. Jacki Schechner, Mr. Chris Lavoie and Ms. Stephanie Miller In these partisan times, there are lots of people who look to make headlines as well as make a point. There are all kinds


AAJA condemns Joel Brinkley’s column about Vietnam

AAJA condemns Joel Brinkley’s column about Vietnam

When we read Joel Brinkley’s recent column about Vietnam, we were appalled, and we expected better from Mr. Brinkley. Apparently, so did Tribune Media Services when it acknowledged that the column did not meet its


Media Advisory on Coverage of Sikh Temple Shooting

Media Advisory on Coverage of Sikh Temple Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 5, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) wishes to express our condolences after the shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin. Here are a few guidelines for


AAJA Handbook to Covering Asian America

AAJA Handbook to Covering Asian America

ALIEN: See ILLEGAL ALIEN. ALL-AMERICAN: Caution. Not a synonym for white. Refers to the best high school and college athletes of the year. See CAUCASIAN; EXOTIC; FOREIGN-NESS; YELLOW SKIN. AMERICAN: A citizen, native-born or naturalized, of the United States.


Asian Cultural Calendar

Asian Cultural Calendar

The following are some events less publicized than the Lunar New Year celebrated by Chinese and certain other East Asian ethnic groups, but also of importance to Asian America. Note: Many Asian calendars, because


Additional Resources on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Additional Resources on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

The following organizations serve Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in a variety of ways. Contact information for each group’s headquarters is provided. To add your organization or to update the information listed, please e-mail AAJA_guide@hotmail.com. List


Media Advisory on Jeremy Lin News Coverage

Media Advisory on Jeremy Lin News Coverage

As NBA player Jeremy Lin’s prowess on the court continues to attract international attention and grab headlines, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) would like to remind media outlets about relevance and context regarding