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Asian Americans Meet with Fox News over Offensive Chinatown Segment

posted by Randall

Watters World in ChinatownBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Two Fox News executives met with representatives of the Asian American Journalists Association and other groups in New York Tuesday.

The meeting was called in response to the huge backlash after Chinese seniors were ridiculed and several stereotypes were resurrected on a Watters’ World segment aired during The O’Reilly Read more

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FOX Agrees to Private Meeting over Watters’ World Report

posted by Louis Chan

Jesse WattersBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

The Asian American Journalists Association announced this evening that executives at Fox News have agreed to meet with them about what many considered to be a stereotype-filled report on New York’s Chinatown aired on Fox News.

Paul Cheung, President of AAJA, says the meeting will include several community and … Read more

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AAJA Rejects Invitation from O’Reilly Factor

posted by Randall

Watters World in ChinatownBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Perhaps not interested in being a pinata for Bill O’Reilly’s follies, the Asian American Journalists Association has rejected an invitation from the O’Reilly Factor to appear on the program.

Instead the trade organization of Asian American journalists countered with an invitation of its own. They’ve invited Bill O’Reilly to … Read more

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Jesse Watters Expresses “Regret” over Chinatown Segment on O’Reilly Factor

posted by Louis Chan

Jesse WattersBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
The Asian American community appears united against the stereotype-filled segment with Chinatown residents on Fox News featuring Bill O’Reilly’s sidekick, Jesse Watters.
 
An expression of regret by Watters has not alleviated the hurt or anger.
 
Organizations ranging from the Asian American Journalists Association to APIAVote to … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

What’s Next After the Oscars Diversity Controversy?

posted by Louis Chan
#OscarSoWhite Panel at AAJA

Janet Yang, William Yu and Tamlyn Tomita (L-R) sit on the Oscars panel at the Asian American Journalists Association convention in Las Vegas

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A panel of Asian American Hollywood veterans and the creator of #StarringJohnCho campaign expressed optimism that the future is brighter for Asian American representation in Hollywood.… Read more

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Bill Clinton Calls Trust Issue a “Load of Bull.”

posted by Louis Chan
Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton speaks to a crowd of 2,000 at the AAPI Presidential Forum Photo by Corky Lee

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 

Bill Clinton defended his wife Hillary on the trust issue calling the lingering controversy over the email scandal the “biggest load of bull” he’s ever heard.

The former President was one … Read more

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Bill Clinton to Speak At AAPI Presidential Election Forum in Las Vegas

posted by Randall
Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton speaking about his wife’s career and personal accomplishments at the Democratic National Convention

APIA Vote and the Asian American Journalists Association announced this morning that former President Bill Clinton has confirmed he will speak at the Presidential Town Hall to be held in Las Vegas this Friday.

The event coincides with the annual … Read more

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