Below are AAJA’s newsletter archives and convention recaps.

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Newsletter Archives

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

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

 

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