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Pacific Islander Task Force Opens 2023 NAJA-AAJA Journalism Scholarship
The Asian American Journalists Association Pacific Islander Task Force is excited to open applications for the 2023 Pacific Islander journalism scholarship. The task force created the scholarship in 2022 to
VOICES 2023 Applications Open For Student Fellows and Editors
Apply to AAJA’s flagship summer program for college students AAJA’s VOICES program returns for 2023 with a new emphasis on cultivating community and leadership skills among young AAPI journalists! The
AAJA Mourns the Loss of Two Community Members Associated with the LA Times: Randy Hagihara, Retired Editor, and Gregory Yee, Breaking News Reporter
The Asian American Journalists Association is saddened to hear of the deaths of Randy Hagihara, a veteran journalist, retired editor at The Los Angeles Times and longtime member of AAJA;
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Updated Statement: AAJA’s Guidance on Covering Violence in Asian American communities, following multiple mass shootings in California.
January 25, 2023 In the wake of the shooting in Half Moon Bay, AAJA urges newsrooms to responsibly and fairly cover the Asian American communities that have been affected. The
AAJA and MVJ Urge Newsrooms to Avoid Using the Word “Kamikaze” in Ukraine Coverage
The Asian American Journalists Association and Military Veterans in Journalism urge newsrooms to refrain from use of the Japanese word “kamikaze” to describe the self-detonating Iranian-made drones that Russia is
AAJA Urges Newsrooms Not To Perpetuate Xenophobia in COVID-19 Coverage
AAJA’s response to Chicago Sun-Times tweet The Asian American Journalists Association urges newsrooms not to perpetuate xenophobia in coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic as anti-Asian violence increases. In a now-deleted
AAJA Relaunches AAJA Studio: An AAPI Speakers Database
After its pilot in 2020, AAJA is proud to relaunch AAJA Studio, our AAPI speakers bureau that brings the perspectives and expertise of AAPIs to the forefront of newsrooms, storytelling and representation.
AAJA Announces Updated Guidance on Coverage of Anti-AAPI Violence
On the start of AAPI Heritage Month and Mental Health Awareness Month, the Asian American Journalists Association is proud to announce the expansion of our mental wellness offerings to our membership with support from Panda Express and others.
2022 Beijing Winter Olympics Guidance for Journalists
Ahead of the start of the Beijing Winter Olympics, the Asian American Journalists Association has compiled a series of guides, resources and organizational stances to help inform journalists and their