As coverage of the Tokyo Olympics continues, The Asian American Journalists Association’s (AAJA) Pacific Islander Task Force urges media organizations to be mindful in their reporting not to perpetuate stereotypes about Indigenous Pacific Islanders in headlines and coverage.
The Asian American Journalists Association is heartened that The New York Times has dropped the hyphen in “Asian American,” and we look forward to more newsrooms following suit.
The Asian American Journalists Association commends the decision to include and update terms pertaining to the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in the AP Stylebook, the premier style guide for our industry.
As we reflect on the past month and watch these stories unfold, we want to highlight some of the work we have done to keep newsrooms accountable and amplify the resources AAJA developed to guide ongoing coverage.
After an editorial lapse by Vice Media, the Asian American Journalists Association’s (AAJA’s) MediaWatch Committee urges Vice Media Group and other media outlets to be vigilant about their representation of Asians and Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
In light of the controversy over past tweets of the incoming Teen Vogue editor in chief, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and our Young Professionals Network call on Condé Nast to publicly, forcefully and concretely show its commitment to fair, accurate and comprehensive coverage of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities, and to ensure a safe and inclusive workplace for its AAPI employees.
AAJA announces the launch of AAJA Studio, a speakers bureau.