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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AP’s Paul Cheung Elected AAJA 2013-14 National President

AP’s Paul Cheung Elected AAJA 2013-14 National President

By AAJA National   08.07.2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 7, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) elected Paul Cheung as its 2013-14 National President, announced Friday at its annual Gala Awards Banquet, during the UNITY Journalists convention


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AAJA’s 2012 Lifetime Achievement, Leadership in Diversity, Dr. Ahn and Special Recognition Winners

AAJA’s 2012 Lifetime Achievement, Leadership in Diversity, Dr. Ahn and Special Recognition Winners

By AAJA National   07.20.2012

The Asian American Journalists Association, the AAJA National Officers and the 2012 AAJA National Awards Committee are pleased to announce the recipients of the following awards. At UNITY12, additional award recipients will be announced


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Joie Chen to Represent AAJA on Journalism Accrediting Council

Joie Chen to Represent AAJA on Journalism Accrediting Council

By AAJA National   07.17.2012

For immediate release: July 17, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is pleased to announce that veteran journalist Joie Chen will represent the organization on the Accrediting Council on Education in


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AAJA Calls on NBC to Keep Diversity a Priority as Ann Curry Exits ‘Today’

AAJA Calls on NBC to Keep Diversity a Priority as Ann Curry Exits ‘Today’

By AAJA National   06.28.2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 28, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO — When NBCUniversal named Ann Curry as co-host of the “Today” show more than a year ago, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) applauded the move. The


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Pew Report on ‘Rise of Asian Americans’ Points to Need for Newsroom Diversity

Pew Report on ‘Rise of Asian Americans’ Points to Need for Newsroom Diversity

By AAJA National   06.20.2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO — The Pew Research Center just released a ground-breaking report on the growth of the Asian American community in the United States. Several groups representing Asian Americans and


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Findings From State Integrity Project

Findings From State Integrity Project

By AAJA National   06.18.2012

The following information is posted as a courtesy to AAJA’s partners in journalism: Tell the story of your state’s level of integrity — or corruption. “Early last month, lawmakers in Iowa completed work on a new


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SAJA’s 2012 Awards Gala in D.C.

SAJA’s 2012 Awards Gala in D.C.

By AAJA National   06.18.2012

The following information is posted as a courtesy to AAJA’s partner in journalism. The first-ever South Asian Journalists Association awards gala in Washington, D.C., is fast approaching. The event is scheduled for Saturday, July 14,


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Journalism accrediting council seeks voice from AAJA

Journalism accrediting council seeks voice from AAJA

By AAJA National   05.31.2012

The pipeline for journalists starts early, and AAJA has a unique opportunity to help the next generation by participating in the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. ACEJMC‘s membership is a mix


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Diversity Is Key to Newsrooms’ Economic Survival

Diversity Is Key to Newsrooms’ Economic Survival

By Paul Cheung   04.08.2012

Minority employment in daily newspapers Projections based on responses to annual employment census (numbers rounded) SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is disheartened to learn for the fourth year in a row


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