By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Daylight savings is officially underway which means shorter days and more reasons to stay inside. Fortunately, there are some great movies and television shows out to help you survive the next few months. Read on to see what’s playing and streaming near you. Asian Americans take on action films […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly In 2009, retired U.S. Navy Commander Paul Jacobs and Navy historian Jan Herman went on <!–more–>a Vietnamese television show in Virginia. They explained that they were seeking out a South Vietnamese Air Force (VNAF) pilot who ditched a CH-47 Chinook and survived, after transporting and unloading his family, passengers, […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly This year’s Bumbershoot, scheduled to take place Labor Day Weekend (Aug. 31 – Sept 2) at the Seattle Center, is set to be one of the largest Bumbershoots in recent history due to a refreshed, Seattle-friendly line up.
Indian-American Journalist Arun Rath will become the new host of the NPR newsmagazine Weekend All Things Considered beginning in late September, when the Saturday and Sunday edition moves its broadcast to the West Coast. Rath has had a distinguished career in public media as a reporter, producer, and editor, most recently as a senior reporter […]
Early last week, a video of four members of an Asian American fraternity based in Southern California dancing to Justin Timberlake’s “Suit and Tie” surfaced on the Internet. One of the members, in an effort to portray Jay Z, was wearing blackface.
By Suzanne Gamboa The Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — National Public Radio, criticized in recent years for their lack of diversity of its staff and coverage, is using a $1.5 million grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to put together a six-person team to report stories on race, ethnicity, and culture.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly When Alison Klayman headed to China for an “adventure,” as she puts it, she got what she was expecting, and more. While studying history at Brown University, Klayman did a lot of radio work for NPR. She then went on to work for Global Radio News while in Beijing, […]
This year, we, as a newspaper and as part of the Asian community, have been blessed. We’ve had many political candidates reaching out to us for the first time.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — On May 12, American journalist Roxana Saberi said she was very happy to be free and thanked those who helped win her release after four months in an Iranian prison, as new details emerged about the evidence presented against her at her espionage trial.
“You’re at a party. At seven it’s one kind of conversation, and at nine it’s totally different, but it’s still the same topic. We’re just like that,” blog-owner Diana Nguyen said about Disgrasian.