Events »

The Convention Experience

The Convention Experience

aajany August 18, 2011 0

This is my first AAJA convention. Back home in the burbs of Joisey (New Jersey), my friends do not understand how social media ties in with reporting.  They don’t understand what Google has to

Read More »
Annual Karaoke Bash Brings Out The Best Of AAJA (Wannabe) Singers

Annual Karaoke Bash Brings Out The Best Of AAJA (Wannabe) Singers

aajany August 15, 2011 0

Saturday night’s karaoke bash – or, as Ti-Hua would have us say it, “ka la O K” – was a blast. Mr. Kiriyama was in his standard karaoke gear (flat-brimmed rapper cap, sports jersey,

Read More »
Not so Silent Auction has Music and Dancing

Not so Silent Auction has Music and Dancing

aajany August 15, 2011 0

Friday night’s silent auction proved to be a festive evening that included food and musical entertainment.  The event was widely attended to support AAJA’s student and professional programs such as Voices and JCamp. Two free

Read More »
The Role of Media Post-9/11

The Role of Media Post-9/11

aajany August 15, 2011 0

Jeff Karoub (AP), Osama Siblani (Arab American News), Ritu Seghal (Detroit Free Press) and Stephen Clark (WXYZ) all discuss the media’s role in shaping public opinion post-9/11, and the responsibility journalists have in maintaining

Read More »
Through the Lens: Vincent Chin

Through the Lens: Vincent Chin

aajany August 15, 2011 0

Corky Lee discusses his meeting with Vincent Chin’s mother, Lily, after a screening of Curtis Chin’s (no relation) screening of his 2009 documentary, “Vincent Who?” at the Chinese American Community Center in Madison Heights,

Read More »
Accessing the Media

Accessing the Media

aajany August 15, 2011 0

So how does one get a story covered that is important to them?  Polite persistence, according to NPR’s Luis Clemens.  Journalists get lazy (like everyone else), and the information needs to be broken down

Read More »
AAJA National Convention: Tips for Covering APIA

AAJA National Convention: Tips for Covering APIA

aajany August 15, 2011 0

As the token white guy at this year’s AAJA National Convention in Detroit (kidding, there were actually many others besides me there), I’m hardly in a position to speak for APIA on APIA issues. 

Read More »
The Best of the Convention: Tips for Students and Recent Grads

The Best of the Convention: Tips for Students and Recent Grads

aajany August 15, 2011 0

Did you just graduate? Are you looking for your first big step into the wonderful world of journalism? Then look no further. AAJA members and job fair recruiters share their top advice for students

Read More »
A Young Corky Lee

A Young Corky Lee

aajany August 14, 2011 0

LeAnn Bazzi, 12, took this photo, titled “Our Barbecue” for The Living Textbook. Notice the bottle of American yellow mustard surrounded by Middle Eastern cuisine. It’s so Corky Lee. LeAnn was in the seventh-grade

Read More »
Tips and Tricks from the Folks at Google

Tips and Tricks from the Folks at Google

aajany August 13, 2011 0

  Have you ever been so FRUSTRATED with scouring the Internet for sources, story ideas, videos — anything — that you’ve wanted to BREAK YOUR PRINTER? If so (and even if not), here are

Read More »