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

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 … Continue reading Updated Statement: AAJA’s Guidance on Covering Violence in Asian American communities, following multiple mass shootings in California.

AAJA Joins SAJA in Remembering Neema Roshania Patel, Editor at The Washington Post


Roshania Patel was committed to amplifying voices and stories of people of color The Asian American Journalists Association joins the South Asian Journalists Association in remembering Neema Roshania Patel, an … Continue reading AAJA Joins SAJA in Remembering Neema Roshania Patel, Editor at The Washington Post

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 … Continue reading AAJA and MVJ Urge Newsrooms to Avoid Using the Word “Kamikaze” in Ukraine Coverage

Asian American Journalists Association Honors Henry Fuhrmann with the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award


The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is honored to award Henry Fuhrmann, long-time Los Angeles Times copy editor and AAJA member, with the 2023 AAJA Lifetime Achievement Award for his … Continue reading Asian American Journalists Association Honors Henry Fuhrmann with the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award

NAHJ, AAJA and NABJ Condemn Racial Disparities in NYT Performance Reviews


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  (Washington, D.C.) – The National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the Asian American Journalists Association and the National Association of Black Journalists are deeply troubled by the findings … Continue reading NAHJ, AAJA and NABJ Condemn Racial Disparities in NYT Performance Reviews

AAJA Broadcast Snapshot Finds Underrepresentation of AAPIs in Local TV News in Top 20 Media Markets


The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is releasing the preliminary findings from a broadcast snapshot analyzing the number of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) reporters, anchors, meteorologists and hosts working … Continue reading AAJA Broadcast Snapshot Finds Underrepresentation of AAPIs in Local TV News in Top 20 Media Markets

Citing “Crushing Resistance,” AAJA Joins Journalism Groups in Asking Pulitzers to Require Transparency on Diversity


The Asian American Journalists Association joins OpenNews, The NewsGuild-CWA and more than 50 organizations representing journalists across the U.S. who are calling on the Pulitzer Prizes to make participation in … Continue reading Citing “Crushing Resistance,” AAJA Joins Journalism Groups in Asking Pulitzers to Require Transparency on Diversity