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AAJA Photo/Video Panel Discussion Set for April 30

What is the future of photography and video? What are some of the challenges in the industry and how can they be addressed? What is the best software/equipment to use? How has the cell phone affected the industry? This interactive panel will delve into a discussion with industry professionals about the state of the photography/video […]

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AAJA Karaoke Mixer

Who: Former AAJA National President Doris Truong (Washington Post) What: Karaoke mixer When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 Where: Nocturna Lounge (Waterfront Plaza) Details: Free karaoke until 9 p.m., no-host cocktails, outside food welcome Also: Chapter board meeting to precede event at 5:30 p.m., outside “M” Questions? Email aajahi@gmail.com.

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Media Reform in Myanmar: On-the-Ground Perspectives

The dramatic democratic and economic reforms taking place in Myanmar (Burma) include an easing of restrictions on the media. Over the last two years, the Myanmar government ended half a century of prepublication censorship, opened the media marketplace to privately owned papers, and granted licenses for 16 daily newspapers. Two journalists from Myanmar who are in Honolulu as part of the East-West Center’s 2013 Jefferson Fellowships, will share first-hand perspectives on these changes and what they mean for the media and for the country.

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From Montana to Afghanistan: Kim Barker

Former Chicago Tribune South Asia bureau chief Kim Barker covered major stories such as the assassination of Benazir Bhutto and rising militancy in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Now a reporter for ProPublica, Barker will speak about her life’s work in journalism and read from her book, “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan.” at the University of Hawaii on April 23, 2013 – 600-700pm

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2013 National Convention

More than 850 journalists, news executives, media researchers, and community leaders will attend the 23rd Annual AAJA Convention at the Hilton New York, August 21-24, 2013. The three-day convention includes plenary sessions, panel workshops, seminars, and other activities with interactive discussions about industry and community issues. The convention’s career fair features news and media companies, […]

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Journalism Career Consultation Workshop to be held Sept. 17

Society of Professional Journalists and Asian American Journalists Association presents JOURNALISM CAREER CONSULTATION WORKSHOP Monday, Sept. 17 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Hawaii Public Radio Atherton Studio 738 Kaheka St. Honolulu, HI 96814 Cost: Free with RSVP via email by Friday, Sept. 14 at aajahi@gmail.com Space is limited. Light refreshments served. Parking: metered street parking in the […]

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Vincent Chin 30: Standing Up Then and Now, a nationwide Google Hangout to be held June 23

The Asian American Journalists Association Hawaii Chapter cordially invites you to “Vincent Chin 30: Standing Up Then and Now,” a nationwide Google Hangout with leading civil rights leaders from around the country featuring Congressmember Judy Chu (CA-32), CAIR-SF Executive Director Zahra Billoo, OCA Executive Director Tom Hayashi, Asian American Justice Center Executive Director Mee Moua […]

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“Vincent Who?” documentary film screening to be held May 1st

HONOLULU – On Tuesday, May 1, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) Hawaii chapter and other local organizations will present a screening of the award-winning documentary film Vincent Who? at the YWCA Laniakea (1040 Richards St.). This collaborative effort aims to provide the public with an educational opportunity to learn about an important case in […]

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Save the Date Screening of incent Who?

Save the Date: Vincent Who?

Screening of “Vincent Who?” A pivotal case in the Asian American rights movement Q&A panel featuring filmmaker Curtis Chin, attorney Mari Matsuda, and attorney Hoyt Zia to follow VINCENT WHO? (2009, 40 minutes) – In 1982, at the height of anti-Japanese sentiments, Vincent Chin was murdered in Detroit by two white autoworkers who said, “it’s because […]

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