Along with AAJA
and NAHJ, the summit will include leaders of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Native American Journalists Association.
New media is an important part of journalism today and productive way for a member to be part the busiest and very respected newsrooms in the country," said Ky Trang Ho, president of AAJA
, Los Angeles.
She has been an AAJA
member for 22 years, serving in a number of positions, most recently as co-chair of the MediaWatch committee.
We are extremely disturbed about Bill Wong's firing and the number of minority journalists who have left The Tribune in the past several months," says Lisa Chung, who was then executive director of the AAJA
Atlanta was finally selected, although it was not the best site for NAHJ, AAJA
, and NAJA.
The scholarships will be managed by AAJA
, NABJ, NAHJ, NAJA as well as the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association.
Benjamin Seto, a reporter for the Star-Bulletin and vice president/print for AAJA
, says the "hardworking" stereotype helps Asian-Americans.
The survey is the end result of Project Zinger, the second annual media watchdog campaign conducted jointly by AAJA
and the Center.
HongDao has won numerous journalism awards and has most recently been the recipient of the Knight Ridder National Newspaper Scholarship, San Jose Mercury News Minority Scholarship, and both the AAJA
National and San Francisco Chapter Scholarship.
Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, she heads an organization her father and other journalists started, that teaches journalists to recognize the 'fault lines' of race, class, gender, generation and geography in newsgathering and coverage," the AAJA
Annual Convention, Asian American Journalists Association, Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, San Francisco
is a non-profit membership organization with about 1700 members.