AAJA Condemns Racist Comments About KPIX-TV Reporter Betty Yu And Asian Americans


The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), the AAJA-San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, the MediaWatch Committee and the Broadcast Advisory Council condemn racist comments by a YouTube host, using stereotypes to criticize the looks of Asian American reporter Betty Yu of KPIX-TV and to demean the Asian American community.  These comments, which reinforce the “perpetual foreigner” … Continue reading AAJA Condemns Racist Comments About KPIX-TV Reporter Betty Yu And Asian Americans

AAJA MediaWatch urges Vice Media Group and other outlets to be vigilant about AAPI misrepresentation


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.

AAJA Seeks Candidates for Revamped MediaWatch Committee


AAJA is seeking candidates to join its newly revamped MediaWatch committee. MediaWatch holds news organizations accountable to standards of accuracy and fairness in covering Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and AAPI issues. The volunteer-based committee also gets out in front of issues, encouraging good journalism as well as sharing best practices.   MediaWatch has long … Continue reading AAJA Seeks Candidates for Revamped MediaWatch Committee