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Friday, August 23 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
The Year in AAJA MediaWatch

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The Jeremy Lin frenzy might have cooled, but MediaWatch remained on alert for lapses in taste, fairness and accuracy in how the news media covered our communities. The Boston Marathon bombings provided the latest example of how lapses continue. We'll take a look back at the work MediaWatch did over the past year, and discuss how we can do things even better.

Twitter: @aaja, #mediawatch

Location: Gramercy West 

Speakers
avatar for Bobby Calvan

Bobby Calvan

Chair, AAJA MediaWatch
Bobby Caina Calvan, is a Washington-based freelance political reporter. As a member of the Boston Globe’s Washington bureau, he covered national politics, including the U.S. Congress and traveled extensively across the country during the 2012 elections.
avatar for Ling Woo Liu

Ling Woo Liu

Director of Strategic Communications, Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Ling Woo Liu is the Director of Strategic Communications for Asian Americans Advancing Justice, the national affiliation of Asian American civil rights groups that includes member organizations in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, D.C. As the first director of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute for Civil Rights and Education, the Institute won passage of California's Fred Korematsu Day, the first day in U.S. history named after... Read More →
avatar for Sachin Shenolikar

Sachin Shenolikar

Senior Editor, Sports Illustrated Kids
Sachin Shenolikar is a Senior Editor at Sports Illustrated Kids, where he oversees the magazine's NBA, NFL, and college sports coverage. He has profiled athletes such as LeBron James and Peyton Manning and covered sporting events such as the Super Bowl, NBA Finals, and World Series. He has also served as co-chair of Time Inc.'s Asian American Association (A3) and is a former AAJA-NY board member.
avatar for Randall Yip

Randall Yip

Senior Producer, ABC7/KGO-TV
Randall Yip is Senior Producer at ABC7/KGO-TV in San Francisco and co-director of AAJA's Mentor Program. He is also founder & editor of AsAmNews.com, a website devoted to headlines from mainstream & ethnic media about the Asian American community with a special emphasis on Asian Americans breaking stereotypes and making a difference.


Friday August 23, 2013 3:00pm - 3:50pm
New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019