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
The Media Action Network for Asian Americans called on the Fox network “to end the “white only” dating policy of The Mindy Project series creator/star Mindy Kaling and to add more Asian Americans to the cast.”
In a letter to Fox Entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly and other network executives, MANAA President Guy Aoki wrote ““We … Read more
Fox has renewed the low rated but much talked about Mindy Project starring Mindy Kaling for a third season, reports TV By the Numbers.
The show was put on hiatus in January, making the possibility that it might not return next fall a real possibility.
Kaling has received much favorable press since she made a … Read more
An Indian American businessman has invented a small antenna that picks up over the air television signals and streams them to TV watchers via the internet, reports the Economic Times.
The big TV networks consider the invention a threat to their bottom lines and have taken their case to the US Supreme Court … Read more
A new report by Media Matters finds guest appearances by Asian Americans on these newsmaker programs is just slightly above Middle Eastern men and women, but below that of Latinos, African … Read more
The show which has been described as the most racist on television could have been a lot worst, according to Jeff Yang of the Wall Street Journal.
Yang got hold of the original script for the series premier.
He says one of the … Read more
The Asian American Journalists Association is condemning remarks directed toward Wendi Deng, the estranged Chinese American wife of Fox CEO Rubert Murdoch, , reports Media Matters.
Robert Frank(second person from left) said on CNBC’s Power Lunch: “I wonder, you know, Peter, what do you think the chink in the armor here might be? … Read more