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Oct 26, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Meet with Fox News over Offensive Chinatown Segment

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

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 11, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on FOX Agrees to Private Meeting over Watters’ World Report

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

Asian Americans

O’Reilly Says He’s ‘Proud of’ Watters as Asian Americans Demand Apology for Racist Clip

posted by Randall

Town Hall to discuss Jesse Watters story on O'Reilly Factor

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

Asian Americans

Oct 6, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Jesse Watters Expresses “Regret” over Chinatown Segment on O’Reilly Factor

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

Blogs

Oct 4, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on New York Chinatown Turned into Comic Fodder by Bill O’Reilly Sidekick

New York Chinatown Turned into Comic Fodder by Bill O’Reilly Sidekick

posted by Louis Chan

Watters World in ChinatownBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
You know anyone who starts their bit with a musical riff from Kung Fu Fighting is up to no good.
 
But what else would you expect from Bill O’Reilly’s sidekick on Fox News, Jesse Watters? The whole purpose of the segment Watters World is to make fun … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 10, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Bill O’Reilly Eats Humble Pie, but Defends Satire

Bill O’Reilly Eats Humble Pie, but Defends Satire

posted by Randall

Bill O'Reilly

Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly admitted to factual errors in a piece that aired on O’Reilly Factor Thursday night, but remained firm in his defense of the feature as satire.

In the segment called Watters World, correspondent Jesse Watters traveled to Dearborn, Michigan where the population is about 50 percent Arab, many of them … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 28, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Bloggers Respond to Bill O’Reilly After He Pitted Asian Americans Against Blacks

Bloggers Respond to Bill O’Reilly After He Pitted Asian Americans Against Blacks

posted by Randall

Bill O'ReillyFox News host Bill O’Reilly recent denial about the existence of white privilege resorted to the tired tactic of using the model minority stereotype of Asian Americans to lecture the African American community.

Since then, several bloggers have come out with their responses. You can read some of them below.

 

The Manipulation Factor: An Read more

Blogs

Apr 24, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Think Progress: Bill O’Reilly Goes After Obama for Not “Standing Up to Jihad.”

Think Progress: Bill O’Reilly Goes After Obama for Not “Standing Up to Jihad.”

posted by Randall

Bill O'ReillyFox News Bill O’Reilly blasted President Obama for not making a strong statement to condemn Islam in the immediate aftermath of the Boston bombing, reported Think Progress.

“It’s all about motivation and it’s all about a specific group of people,” O’Reilly declared. ““Only radical Islam allows terror murder.”

O’Reilly described it as “seriously wrong” … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 12, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Media Matters & Fox: Bill O’Reilly & Rep Colleen Hanabusa 1on 1 over O’Reilly’s Remarks About Asian Americans

Media Matters & Fox: Bill O’Reilly & Rep Colleen Hanabusa 1on 1 over O’Reilly’s Remarks About Asian Americans

posted by Randall

Colleen HanabusaHawaii Representative Colleen Hanabusa appeared on the Bill O’Reilly Show to condemn his remarks that Asian Americans were industrious and hard working and thus couldn’t possibly be liberal. Instead of letting the Representative talk, O’Reilly decided to go on a tirade about how Hanabusa couldn’t possibly have seen the entire report, but based her condemnation … Read more

Blogs

Jan 6, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Note to Bill O’Reilly: @GOP Has An #Asian Problem. Read This Article from Politix

Note to Bill O’Reilly: @GOP Has An #Asian Problem. Read This Article from Politix

posted by Randall

ballotBill O’Reilly recently made “foot in the mouth” headlines when he wondered aloud why Asians supported President Obama in such huge numbers. “Asian people are not liberal by nature, they’re usually more industrious and hard-working, ” O’Reilly said on his show. Somehow the traits of hard working and industrious couldn’t possibly be applied to anyone … Read more

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