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Jan 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Banish the Quiet Stereotype

Asian Americans Banish the Quiet Stereotype

posted by Lisa Dinh
Asian American male model

An Asian American male model shatters the stereotype of AAPI men as unattractive and nerdy

Asian Americans are taking to the media, where they are often stereotyped as quiet and passive,  to boldly and bravely voice their dissenting opinions.

The Huffington Post recently outlined 10 instances when the community made headlines and shattered the silent … Read more

Blogs

Jan 3, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: A Year of Activism and Protest

Blog: A Year of Activism and Protest

posted by Randall

2016

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

Chinese American

Coalition of Lawyers Backs Call for Apology from Fox News

posted by Randall

Watters World in ChinatownFive national law associations representing a coalition of minority, gay and lesbian lawyers have joined in demanding an apology from Fox News for the insensitive and racist portrayal of people in New York Chinatown.

In a joint statement first reported by Jenn Fang of Reappropriate, the groups expressed “their indignation in the segment, Watters’ Read more

Asian Americans

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 7, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on AAJA Rejects Invitation from O’Reilly Factor

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

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

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