Diversity is fundamental to fair and accurate coverage of communities of color, which are growing exponentially nationwide," said AAJA
President Jeanne Mariani-Belding, attending the convention of the American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE), held March 27-30 in Washington, D.
These scholarships are sponsored by AAJA
and the S.
The resolution, passed unanimously by the board, also warns members that taking jobs as replacement workers may mean the loss of work for current AAJA
members at the Detroit papers.
produced the DVD to stem the tide of the declining number of Asian Americans represented in newsrooms across the country.
received more than 100 entries nominating print, broadcast, photo, graphics and new media journalists for its 2006 National Awards.
encourages young Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to enter the ranks of journalism, to work for fair and accurate coverage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and to increase the number of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and news managers in the industry.
CONTACT: Rene Astudillo, Executive Director of AAJA
, +1-415-346-2051, ReneA@aaja.
More than the commercial success of Nguoi Viet, AAJA
honors Do for his courage and perseverance under the threat from immigrants who do not respect the freedom of the press.
is the nation's largest professional organization for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) journalists.
These winners are fine representatives of what all AAJA
members have to offer.
These students will not only have the opportunity to work alongside talented journalists, they also will learn valuable multimedia skills to help them thrive in today's 24/7 newsrooms," said AAJA
National President Jeanne Mariani-Belding.
Hundreds of out-of-state visitors will be converging on the Motor City as this year's convention addresses the new landscape of journalism with a fresh array of hands-on workshops to teach multimedia skills, courses on leadership training, and a variety of opportunities that keeps AAJA
members current professionally and technologically in an ever-changing industry.