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Newsletter Archives

2022 Newsletters

November 3, 2022 – Creating Togetherness in Tragedy, Uplifting Heritage to the Light

October 20, 2022 – Creating Space for Leadership and Community

October 6, 2022 – Show your #AAJAFamily spirit with a VeryAAJA shirt!

September 22, 2022 – AAJA Family Remembers Henry Fuhrmann

September 8, 2022 – Creating solidarity and strength with our community, allies and beyond 

August 25, 2022 – Share Your Favorite Convention Moments!

August 11, 2022 – Reflections from #AAJA22, Save the Date for #AAJA23

July 21, 2022 – Connecting with our community as #AAJA22 draws near

July 7, 2022 – Marching for AAPI unity and gearing up for #AAJA22

June 23, 2022 – Nominate AAJA leaders, commemorating Vincent Chin, and an AAPI Museum Commission

June 9, 2022 – As the 40th anniversary of the murder of Vincent Chin approaches, learn about commemorations and coverage

May 26, 2022 – Supporting the next generation: Cohorts, kudos and convention

May 12, 2022  Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 🌟

April 28, 2022 – 30 years later, journalists reflect on Sa-I-Gu

April 14, 2022 – Commending steps towards diversity in media, while still noticing steps back

March 31, 2022 – Celebrating Holi and ringing in the spring with joyful coverage

March 17, 2022 – AAPI voices a year after the tragic Atlanta spa shootings

March 3, 2022 – Two more weeks to submit work for consideration in our Journalism Excellence Awards!

February 17, 2022 – Together we remain working for change, one tragedy after another

February 3, 2022 –  AAJA member Stephanie Foo’s upcoming memoir about learning to live alongside C-PTSD

January 20, 2022 – Level up your skills with AAJA in the new year!

January 6, 2022 – We’re ringing in the New Year by reclaiming #VeryAsian pride!

2021 Newsletters

December 2, 2021 – Reminder to apply for our mental wellness fund for AAPI journalists

November 18, 2021 – As the holidays approach, share with us your favorite AAPI works from 2021!

November 3, 2021 – Mentor the next generation of #AAJAFamily

October 21, 2021 – An AAJA member looks at the mental health of Filipino Americans today

October 7, 2021 – Happy Filipino American History Month, #AAJAFamily!

September 23, 2021 – The Michigan Daily’s EIC opens up about her burnout

September 9, 2021 – AAJA issues newsroom guidance ahead of the anniversary of 9/11

August 12, 2021 – What impact has the disinformation tidal wave had on journalists? 

July 29, 2021 – AAJA reminds media to not perpetuate Asian and Pacific Islander stereotypes in Olympics coverage

July 15, 2021 – Local papers still aimed at largely white audiences, NiemanLab finds

July 1, 2021 – A letter about mental illness by an AAJA member to his parents

June 17, 2021 – The AP’s style change: crime suspects in minor crime stories will no longer be named

June 3, 2021 – Revisiting Atlanta: What it’s like to produce a follow-up on the spa shootings

May 20, 2021 – The AAJA member to be the first AAPI woman president of a football league

May 6, 2021 – Solidarity reporting can help the cause of public safety for marginalized communities

April 22, 2021 – MediaWatch urges Vice and other outlets to be vigilant about AAPI misrepresentation

April 8, 2021 – In 1981, six AAPI journalists founded AAJA—now, they’re telling the story

March 25, 2021 – #AAJAFamily, together now more than ever: Coverage of Atlanta shootings, join AAJA as the Program & Membership Coordinator

March 11, 2021 – On our reading list: We are losing generations of activists: Our statement re: Teen Vogue, lots of AAJA events & recordings, mental wellness

February 25, 2021 – We’re crowdsourcing a list of anti-Asian racism coverage: join our #AAJA21 convention planning committee! 

February 11, 2021 – Job Searching in a Pandemic from the Sports Task Force: Newsletter: Coverage of Anti-Asian Racism, stories from Hawaii, and more

January 28, 2021 – Remembering two beloved #AAJAFamily journalists & HQ updates

January 14, 2021 – Reporting in Hostile Environments & Other Resources

 

2020 Newsletters

December 3, 2020 – How a team led by a journalist is fighting coronavirus misinformation in the Filipino community

November 19, 2020 – Reset. It’s Been a Year: Sports Guidance Kim Ng, Awards Holiday Party, Chicago Trivia Bowl

November 5, 2020 – Take a breather: read kudos & bylines from #AAJAFamily

October 22, 2020 – AAJA-LA Trivia Bowl Recap, 2020 Elections Safety, and ‘Battling Bias’

October 7, 2020 – How do you cover Asian Americans?

October 5, 2020 – AAJA-DC and AAJA National statement on VOA allegations about Steven Herman

October 1, 2020 – AAJA-MN and AAJA National Statement on the Attack of WCCO-TV Photojournalist Dymanh Chhounx

September 23, 2020 – As we enter the final quarter of 2020…

September 14, 2020 – AAJA Los Angeles and AAJA National Joint Statement on Arrest of AAJA Member & LAist Reporter Josie Huang

September 9, 2020 – #AAJA20 =Building community in this tumultuous time: newly elected officers, conference recaps, Dith Pran photoshoot winners, call for judges

August 19, 2020 – AAJA & SAJA Issue Guidance on Coverage of VP Nominee Sen. Kamala Harris and Her Racial Identity 

July 31, 2020 – #AAJA20 Early Bird Rate Ends Today, Board Candidates’ Forum on Sunday

July 10, 2020 – #AAJA20: Got questions? Preview the schedule, national updates, and more.

June 26, 2020 – How are newsrooms grappling with racism?  

June 14, 2020 – How journalists can stay safe while covering protests

May 29, 2020 – What’s it mean to be an AAPI journalist in this time?

May 16, 2020 – Launch a Journalism Career in the Middle of a Pandemic

May 1, 2020 – AAPI Heritage Month, AAJA@ThisTime, AAJAKudos, and more

April 20, 2020 – Importance of DEI, our new IGTV show, upcoming virtual office hours

April 3, 2020 – April 2020 Updates – Virtual Happy Hours, Getty Images Scholarship, and more

March 23, 2020 – We’re here for you! AAJA Updates, Member Survey, & Member News

March 16, 2020 – AAJA Family, we’re thinking of you! 

March 6, 2020 – AAJA National News – Register for #AAJA20

February 21, 2020 – AAJA Member Newsletter: Guidance on Coronavirus Coverage, #AAJA20, Scholarships, & Awards 

January 24, 2020 – AAJA Newsletter: Lunar New Year