News

AAJA Announces 2023 Community Awards

The Asian American Journalists Association is proud to announce the winners of our 2023 Community Awards, which honor members and organizations championing the spirit of community through their leadership, mentoring,

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AAJA Selects JCamp 2023 Cohort

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is thrilled to announce its JCamp 2023 cohort. This year’s group of 30 talented high school students was selected from a

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JCamp 2023 Applications Now Open

AAJA JCamp 2023 to be Hosted by American University WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Asian American Journalists Association announces a partnership with American University in Washington D.C. to host AAJA’s signature

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Student Leaders Selected for JCamp 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has selected 25 talented students from high schools across the U.S. to participate in JCamp 2022. The annual weeklong multicultural journalism

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Meet AAJA’s Spring 2022 Interns

  This month at AAJA-HQ, we welcomed three spring 2022 interns: Anissa Deol, Hayden Park and Preston Ng. The AAJA National Internship Program seeks to provide students an opportunity to

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Apply for JCamp 2022 by March 31

Applications for AAJA’s flagship summer training program for high school students are open Applications for JCamp 2022 are now open! Our flagship summer training program for high school students went

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AAJA announces call for Awards Judges

Apply to judge AAJA Awards The Asian American Journalists Association is recruiting judges for the AAJA Journalism Excellence Awards. A diverse set of experienced journalists and editors will be appointed to

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Guidance

Guidance on Coverage of Sept. 11, 20 Years Later

This September marks 20 years since the 9/11 attacks. The Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Association (AMEJA), Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), and the South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA), all independent professional organizations, are issuing guidance to help journalists and newsrooms more accurately and critically cover the commemoration, impacted communities, and policies that resulted from 9/11.

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Guidance

SAJA-AAJA Media Advisory on Coverage of Indianapolis Fedex Facility Shooting

We are concerned about reports Tuesday that the Minnesota state police threatened to arrest journalists covering the protests if they did not leave. This growing nationwide trend among law enforcement agencies is unacceptable. The police should not be threatening journalists for doing their jobs. As journalism organizations, we stand together to defend reporters on the streets who are covering the news as the eyes and ears of the people.

We encourage and urge all police offices to respect our jobs and not threaten working journalists or peaceful protesters, both of whom are protected by the First Amendment, with arrest.

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News

AAJA Joins Minnesota Chapter and SPJ-Minnesota in Denouncing Targeting and Detention of Journalists Doing Their Jobs

We are concerned about reports Tuesday that the Minnesota state police threatened to arrest journalists covering the protests if they did not leave. This growing nationwide trend among law enforcement agencies is unacceptable. The police should not be threatening journalists for doing their jobs. As journalism organizations, we stand together to defend reporters on the streets who are covering the news as the eyes and ears of the people.

We encourage and urge all police offices to respect our jobs and not threaten working journalists or peaceful protesters, both of whom are protected by the First Amendment, with arrest.

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