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  • Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave

    Posted by AC Team

    Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave
    If you know Rain, BoA (shown left), and Sistar, then you already know K-Pop, Korea’s contemporary pop music and its artists. K-Pop music is one of the fastest growing music genres in the world, and along with Korea’s popular TV drama serials, films and comic books are a growing source of export revenue for Korea.   The growing global fan base of Korea's entertainment and...

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  • AsAmNews Reports: White House Initiative for AAPI Apparent Casualty of Trump Presidency

    Posted by AC Team

    January 21, 2017 By Ed Diono for AsAmNews In President Barack Obama’s first year in office, he reinstated the White House Initiative for AAPI that was first created by President Bill Clinton but had lain moribund during George W. Bush’s two terms. As President Donald Trump took office, the White House website was redesigned within a hour of his swearing in. Gone are any mentions of civil rights, environmental protections and climate change. In their places are jobs and law and order. Unfortunately, the Initiative appears to be another casualty in the change of leadership. The link to the Initiative has been taken off the White House website, a pretty good indication that the Initiative is no longer in existence. Click here to full story at AsAmNews  ...
  • LA Area College Students - Apply for a $2,500 AAJA-LA Journalism Scholarship

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

      Go to AAJA-LA.org for information on the next round of scholarships! Here is the link to the AAJA-LA.org application!  ======== August 12, 2015 Don't miss this great opportunity! The deadline is September 25, 2015! The Asian American Journalists Association, Los Angeles is pleased to announce its annual scholarship competition.  The chapter will award several scholarships of $2,500 each to full-time college students in the Greater Los Angeles Area.    If you are a student, we hope you will take part. We are here to support your studies and career advancement. If you are not a student but know of one, please forward this information.    http://aaja-la.org/2015/08/2015-aaja-la-scholarship-applications-being-accepted/   From its ...
  • Win a $2,500 Scholarship from AAJA-LA.org!

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

        Go to AAJA-LA.org for information on the next round of scholarships!   Here is the link to the AAJA-LA.org application!       The Los Angeles Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association will award several 2015 scholarships of $2,500 each to full-time college students in the Greater Los Angeles Area. If you are a student, we hope you will take part. We are here to support your studies and career advancement. If you are not a student but know of one, please forward this information. We are grateful for your help in getting out the word. December 10, 2014   WIN A SCHOLARSHIP FROM AAJA-LA.ORG!     The Los Angeles Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association is plea...
  • Journalist and Immigration Activist Jose Antonio Vargas is detained by U.S. Border Patrol at border town McAllen, Texas

    Posted by AC Team

    Update July 16, 2014 Immigration activist and Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was released eight hours after he was detained at U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint located within 45 miles of McAllen, Texas. Washington Post writer J. Freedom du Lac reports Vargas was released with a notice to appear before an immigration judge. "As an unaccompanied child migrant myself, I came to McAllen, Texas, to shed light on children who parts of America and many in the news media are actively turning their backs on," Vargas said in a statement after his release.  For the full story by J. Freedom du Lac at the Washington Post click here.    July 15, 2014 McAllen, Texas Immigration activist and Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was detained this ...