An executive with Fox News has said the network will “consider” more Asian American guests and topics following the uproar over a segment by Jesse Watters set in Manhattan’s Chinatown on the O’Reilly Factor.
The story made comic fodder of those with limited English speaking abilities and played up … Read more
By Ed Diokno
It would be easy to describe the year as an awful year with the highlight – or, lowlight, depending on your point of view – being the election of Donald Trump.
But something was happening among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders that might make 2016 a year to relish. The … Read more
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
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
By Yin Mei
Leaders in New York’s Asian American community assembled Sunday to discuss a path forward after Fox News refused to apologize for airing a racist segment by reporter Jesse Watters last Monday on The O’Reilly Factor.
The Watters’ clip, watched by five million viewers live and millions more online, fueled a … Read more
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
By 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
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
By J.Tony Lino
The most newsworthy thing about Friday’s Asian American Pacific Islander Presidential Forum in Las Vegas is that it took place.
Said to be the largest political town hall of Asian Americans, the event organized by APIAVote and focused around … Read more