AAJA calls on news organizations to exercise care in Pyeongchang Olympics coverage

    
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) calls on news organizations to exercise care in their coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics and provide accurate and fair portrayals of Asians and Asian Americans involved in the Games. Some recent news and commentary have raised concerns. A few examples:...

AAJA MediaWatch on Pyeongchang Pronunciation

   
The Asian American Journalists Association’s (AAJA) MediaWatch committee’s mission is to ensure accurate and fair coverage in the news about Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.  With the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang underway, we've been getting questions from American journalists...

Places to Check Out in Houston During #AAJA18

   
The 2018 AAJA National Convention is taking place in Houston, TX August 8-11. We asked convention co-chairs and Houston locals Michelle Choi and Pooja Lodhia about some must-see places to check out in Houston. Learn more below and register for #AAJA18 today....

Member News: January 2018 Roundup

    
Hannah Bae (AAJA-New York) will have her work published in the forthcoming book, "(Don’t) Call Me Crazy: 30+ Voices Start The Conversation About Mental Health" (Algonquin Young Readers). The book, which will be released October 2,...

Digital N3 2018: #RethinkingNews #Asia

     
Join AAJA-Asia for the first-ever Digital N3, an interactive 90-minute conversation with reporters in Asia and the U.S. taking place in select cities...

The Latest from The CJ Project: New Mexico holds hundreds of inmates past their release date

    
An expensive and long-running problem, what has come to be known as "in-house parole" has resulted in corrections officials holding inmates for all or part of their parole terms often because they are unable to find or afford suitable...

Join AAJA Leaders for an AAJA Presidents Hangout

    
  What's it like being AAJA President? Join AAJA National President Yvonne Leow and former AAJA Presidents Paul Cheung, Doris Truong and Sharon Pian Chan for the first-ever AAJA Presidents Hangout on Wednesday, February 7 from 5-6pm PT. This August...

The Latest from The CJ Project: Domestic violence court offers alternatives, hopes for future

   
The latest story from the CJ Project looks into two specialty courts offered by the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court, the Domestic Violence Early Intervention Program and its more intensive, longer-term counterpart for individuals with multiple domestic violence charges: the Domestic Violence Solutions, Treatment, and...

Muslim American Task Force Seeks Volunteers

   
There’s no question that AAJA’s Muslim American Task Force is needed now more than ever. Representation of Muslims in the news is shallow at best, the same people are interviewed over and over again, and many everyday citizens don’t know where to go with invaluable story ideas. Last year, a...

Announcing the 2018 Year of the Member Campaign

    
  It's all about YOU in 2018! AAJA is launching our Year of the Member campaign to further promote AAJA's mission of supporting AAPI journalists and to reach a membership goal of 2,020 by 2020. The AAJA National staff will be working closely...