Media Access

The Asian American Journalists Association's (AAJA) free Media Access workshops aim to teach local community leaders and nonprofits how to “get their news in the news", featuring a panel of journalists working in local media.

Media Institute

The Media Institute is produced by the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and led by a team of award-winning journalists. Our goal is to train thought leaders and sources, bringing more diverse voices to the conversation.

Muslim American Task Force

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has created a new task force to develop tools to help journalists covering Muslim/Muslim American communities and current changes to U.S. immigration policies.

The Criminal Justice Project

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation awarded AAJA a $400,000 grant to partially fund a new criminal justice reporting project. This three-year special reporting series will focus on criminal and juvenile justice issues affecting communities of color.

Guide to Covering Asian America

AAJA offers a list of terms, definitions, and vocabulary for use when covering Asian America.

AAPI Experts Directory

Meet our experts on local and national Asian Pacific American issues. They can be your resource for a wide spectrum of stories, from the growing influence of Asian American consumers to getting to know the Sikh American community.

The Heartland Project

AAJA was awarded a $200,000 grant from the Ford Foundation to launch “Diverse and Inclusive: News of the Heartland,” a project in partnership with University of Nebraska, Lincoln that will address the lack of news coverage of minorities and LGBT communities in Nebraska. AAJA will work jointly with the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA).


MediaWatch holds news organizations accountable to standards of accuracy and fairness in covering Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and AAPI issues.