AAJA Acknowledges ABC Apology for Misidentification of AAPI Women’s Names, Urges Caution in Coverage of Our Communities


On Feb. 14, 2022, an “ABC World News Tonight with David Muir” broadcast misidentified community organizer Grace Lee as Michelle Go, an Asian American woman who was killed on Jan. 15, 2022. ABC World News was covering a vigil for Christina Yuna Lee, a 35-year-old Asian American woman who was murdered in her home on … Continue reading AAJA Acknowledges ABC Apology for Misidentification of AAPI Women’s Names, Urges Caution in Coverage of Our Communities

Anh Gray and Isaac Easley Chosen as Deputy Directors of the 2022 VOICES Program


  Anh Gray and Isaac Easley have been selected as the two new deputy directors of the 2022 VOICES program. They will work alongside co-directors Farnoush Amiri and Maya Srikrishnan this summer to oversee the program. Deputy directors are new positions to the VOICES program. They provide administrative support, mentor students, facilitate training and networking … Continue reading Anh Gray and Isaac Easley Chosen as Deputy Directors of the 2022 VOICES Program

AAJA JCamp 2022 Will Be Hosted At USC


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) announces a partnership with the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles to host AAJA’s signature student program JCamp, a six-day multicultural journalism training program for high school students interested in pursuing journalism as a career. AAJA will select approximately 25 diverse high school students … Continue reading AAJA JCamp 2022 Will Be Hosted At USC

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 coverage. AAJA advises journalists to:  Consult with native speakers on the proper pronunciation and romanization or spelling of Asian and Pacific Islander language names and … Continue reading 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics Guidance for Journalists