Asian Americans are taking to the media, where they are often stereotyped as quiet and passive, to boldly and bravely voice their dissenting opinions.
Two articles written in AsAmNews have drawn the ire of New York Assemblyperson Ron Kim, who in 2012 became the first Korean American ever elected in New York State. The articles questioned whether contributions from the nail salon industry to Kim’s campaign had caused him to “flip … Read more
A mini-documentary produced by the New York Times on race and Asian Americans is being criticized for its exclusion of Filipino Americans.
In a blog from E.J.R. David and published by Psychology Today, David writes:
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By Ed Diokno
Conversations on Race, the New York Times’ year-long series of Op-Docs, or videos, featured some young Asian Americans this week. The subjects who appear to be in their 20s, talk about how stereotypes unfairly confine them – particularly the “model minority” myth.
Guangbiao is best known for his outlandish displays of goodwill including when he handed out cash to victims of China’s 2008 earthquake and sold “canned fresh air” to residents of smog-ridden Beijing.
According to the Chinese wealth publisher the … Read more
In a statement released on Facebook this morning, the Asian American Journalists Association said it would decline an invitation to meet with the Department of Justice to discuss guidelines of how DOJ investigates reporters.
Paul Cheung, President of AAJA said in a statement: