The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) condemns the latest incidents of anti-Asian violence across the country and calls on newsrooms to accurately cover such events. These attacks are a part of a disturbing trend of harassment and violence targeting the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, exacerbated by xenophobia and discrimination stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. This violence includes AAPI journalists facing race-related harassment while doing their jobs.
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is concerned by the toxic work environment that journalists and staff of color have experienced at CBS Television Stations. AAJA stands with the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) in demanding immediate change, especially with the most recent allegations around CBS3 in Philadelphia. We are aware of long-standing concerns about the treatment of journalists across CBS-owned and operated local stations.
The Asian American Journalists Association joins our Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) in expressing serious concerns about the arrest of Haze Fan, a Chinese-national working for Bloomberg News in Beijing, and asks for … Continue reading AAJA joins AAJA-Asia in Expressing Concern about Haze Fan Detention
AAJA stands in solidarity with our fellow journalists, and condemns threats and attacks that interfere with journalists’ right to do their jobs without fearing for their safety.
September 13, 2020 On Saturday night, Sept. 12, AAJA-LA member and KPCC/LAist reporter Josie Huang was arrested by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies for allegedly “obstructing justice.” Huang was covering … Continue reading AAJA-LA and AAJA National Statement on the Arrest of Josie Huang
The Asian American Journalists Association stands by the three Wall Street Journal correspondents whose press credentials were revoked by the Chinese government on Feb. 19.
ASIAN AMERICAN ORIGINALS: CATHERINE CRUZ, RADIO AND TELEVISION VETERAN Catherine Cruz works for Hawaii Public Radio as a reporter and the host of The Conversation, the station’s … Continue reading Asian American Originals: Catherine Cruz, Radio and Television Veteran
MEET THE STAFF FOR 2019 Voices has selected its 2019 staff for the upcoming AAJA National Convention in Atlanta, GA from July 31-August 4. These journalists will volunteer their time … Continue reading MEET THE STAFF FOR 2019
Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are the co-hosts and co-managing editors of the weekly WNYC podcast, “Nancy,” which delves into stories and conversations about the LGBTQ culture and experience. … Continue reading ASIAN AMERICAN ORIGINALS: KATHY TU AND TOBIN LOW, PODCAST PIONEERS
Voices is celebrating its 29th anniversary in 2019 at the annual AAJA National Convention in Atlanta, GA, July 31 – August 3. For more than two decades, Voices has had … Continue reading Meet the VOICE Class of 2019