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.
Note: AAJA is in the process of updating this guidance. UPDATE DEC. 1, 2021: AAJA has removed the current version of the style guide which is under revision, and in the coming weeks will publish a condensed version with basic terminology that can be a resource while we undergo a full review. We welcome all … Continue reading Guide to Covering Asian Pacific America