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

By Bobby Calvan   04.19.2014
Diversity in Lincoln, Neb., through the lens of high school proms and teens

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. Census Bureau’s website and downloaded the data. We could have strung together a bunch of numbers and surrounded them with quotes

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AAJA and NLGJA Join to Cover US Heartland

AAJA and NLGJA Join to Cover US Heartland

By AAJA National   08.02.2013

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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UNITY Responds to ASNE Newsroom Diversity Report

UNITY Responds to ASNE Newsroom Diversity Report

By AAJA National   06.28.2013

ASNE Releases Newsroom Diversity Numbers, Unity Calls on News Industry to Make Diversity a Business Mandate This week, the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) released their Newsroom Employment Census, an annual report that delivers


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AAJA announces the 2013 Executive Leadership Program Class

AAJA announces the 2013 Executive Leadership Program Class

By AAJA National   05.23.2013

AAJA is proud to announce the following individuals who will be attending a special combination of the ELP Introductory Session and the National Convention in August 2013 in New York: Leonor Ayala AAJA-New York Telemundo Network Director NBCUniversal Venice Buhain AAJA-Seattle Editor Patch Adam Causey AAJA-Florida Enterprise and Investigative


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Joint statement from AAJA, NAHJ, NAJA and NLGJA Presidents on UNITY Leadership Change

Joint statement from AAJA, NAHJ, NAJA and NLGJA Presidents on UNITY Leadership Change

By Paul Cheung   04.30.2013

Members We learned last night that Tom Arviso Jr. has resigned as UNITY president due to personal reasons. We want to thank Tom for his service. The four alliance presidents are engaged with acting president Doris


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AAJA Member News: April 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: April 2013 Roundup

By AAJA National   04.11.2013

Spencer Hsu (AAJA-Washington, D.C.) was named a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.  As an investigative reporter for The Washington Post, he explored flawed forensic evidence in a series of criminal cases prosecuted


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AAJA Extends Its Condolences

AAJA Extends Its Condolences

By AAJA National   01.17.2013

  AAJA extends its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of NLGJA President Michael Triplett. Triplett, 48, died Thursday, after a battle with cancer, according to the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association. An assistant managing


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AAJA Marks the Passing of Sen. Daniel Inouye

AAJA Marks the Passing of Sen. Daniel Inouye

By AAJA National   12.18.2012

SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) joins the nation in mourning the loss of U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye of Hawai’i. As a World War II Medal of Honor hero who


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AAJA Members Vote on UNITY Name

AAJA Members Vote on UNITY Name

By AAJA National   12.17.2012

[ January 15, 2013; 10:00 pm; ] The alliance association of AAJA, NAHJ, NAJA and NLGJA sought input from members on their preferred name for the partner organization. A ballot was sent to all AAJA


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AAJA Mourns the Passing of Dorothy Ing Russell, Journalism Trailblazer and AAJA Pioneer

AAJA Mourns the Passing of Dorothy Ing Russell, Journalism Trailblazer and AAJA Pioneer

By AAJA National   10.23.2012

Dorothy Ing Russell in 2010 AAJA is saddened by the news of the death of Dorothy Ing Russell, as reported by Richard Prince in Journal-isms. Russell died Friday, Oct. 19, in a Maryland hospice after a


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“The Living Textbook” Dispels Stereotypes About Arab Americans

“The Living Textbook” Dispels Stereotypes About Arab Americans

By AAJA National   09.13.2012

AAJA’s The Living Textbook is an Executive Leadership Program Media Demonstration Project launched in 2010, amplifying the voices of young Arab Americans in the Detroit, Mich. area. Under the guidance of the project’s Co-Directors   Emilia


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