Glory days of baseball fade among African Americans

By Bobby Calvan   06.24.2014
Glory days of baseball fade among African Americans

Omaha Police Detective Kerrie Orozco huddles with her team during opening day of the police league’s baseball program. By Bobby Caina Calvan | The Heartland Project OMAHA, Neb. – As a reporter with the Sacramento Bee not long ago, I had the privilege of covering a diverse range of stories – from investigative health care pieces to

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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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