In key election year, newsrooms have opportunity to grow trust with AAPI audiences


AAJA Research Roundtable Highlights AAPIs As Audiences, Consumers And Voters Who View News As Crucial To Democracy, Despite Low Trust In News; Confirms The Structural Barriers To Diversifying Newsroom Leadership … Continue reading In key election year, newsrooms have opportunity to grow trust with AAPI audiences

AAJA joins 40+ organizations in demanding end to pursuit of criminal charges against journalist Carlos Sanchez


As advocates for journalists and the First Amendment rights of a free press, we demand that Texas law enforcement authorities end their misguided pursuit of criminal charges against photojournalist Carlos … Continue reading AAJA joins 40+ organizations in demanding end to pursuit of criminal charges against journalist Carlos Sanchez

AAJA stands with Flatwater Free Press journalist Yanqi Xu, who was the target of comments about her nationality


The Asian American Journalists Association stands with Yanqi Xu, the Flatwater Free Press journalist who was the target of remarks that attempted to dismiss her reporting because of her country … Continue reading AAJA stands with Flatwater Free Press journalist Yanqi Xu, who was the target of comments about her nationality

Press Forward Must Ensure Equitable Distribution of Resources So Underrepresented Voices are Heard and Supported


Today, AAJA joins a coalition of diversity organizations to call for prioritized diversity in the recently announced Press Forward efforts. Read the open letter below: For those of us who work … Continue reading Press Forward Must Ensure Equitable Distribution of Resources So Underrepresented Voices are Heard and Supported

ʻAhahui Haku Moʻolelo (Hawaiian Journalists Association) and AAJA-Hawaiʻi encourage sensitivity and precision in reporting on the devastating Lāhainā wildfire


ʻAhahui Haku Moʻolelo (Hawaiian Journalists Association) and the Hawaiʻi chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association express our condolences and thoughts for the lives lost and homes destroyed by this … Continue reading ʻAhahui Haku Moʻolelo (Hawaiian Journalists Association) and AAJA-Hawaiʻi encourage sensitivity and precision in reporting on the devastating Lāhainā wildfire

AAJA Reissues Guidance on Covering Violence in Asian American Communities Following Mass Shooting in Allen, Texas


A mass shooting in Allen, Texas, on May 6, 2023 left eight individuals dead and at least seven injured. Of the eight victims, four were of Asian descent. As newsrooms … Continue reading AAJA Reissues Guidance on Covering Violence in Asian American Communities Following Mass Shooting in Allen, Texas

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; … Continue reading AAJA Mourns the Loss of Two Community Members Associated with the LA Times: Randy Hagihara, Retired Editor, and Gregory Yee, Breaking News Reporter