Archive for April, 2013
 

 

Campaign to Save NBC’s “Outsourced”

April 15, 2011-At the NBC quarterly meeting, the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition (APAMC) learns that an Indian American group is trying to launch a campaign to save the show (it started out strongly with 6 million viewer...
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Kababayan–L.A. and “Chinky Eyes”

February 18, order 2011-MANAA Founding President Guy Aoki emails a letter to Janelle So and KSCI (Channel 18)’s general manager. “On Wednesday, health February 2nd while interviewing a make-up artist on your show ‘Kababay...
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MANAA Complaint Leads To Cancellation of “The College Experiment” on FoxSports.com

  http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xkt7i5_college-x-oschack-visits-usc_sport August 31, 2011–The premiere episode of “The College Experiment” airs online featuring a white host (Bob Oschack) interviewing only Asian s...
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MANAA Asserts Offensive Yellowface Make-Up and Exclusion Of Asian Actors in Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas, written and directed by Tom Tykwer (Run, Lola, Run) and Lana and Andy Wachowski (The Matrix trilogy) and based on the novel by David Mitchell, utilizes an all-star cast that includes Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Br...
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2011 Asian Pacific American Media Coalition (APAMC) Report Card

The APAMC issues a challenge to the TV networks:  Within three years, launch a series where the main star is Asian American.  NBC once again comes out on top and is the only network to improve upon its overall grade. The deta...
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“Bill Nojay Show” Ridiculing Congressional Candidate Nate Shinagawa

MANAA contacts the radio show hosts and station manager of a New York radio station over racially tinged comments they made against an Asian American Congressional candidate and asks for an apology.  They refuse. July 6, 2012-...
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Registering Concerns Over CBS’s “2 Broke Girls”

February 24, 2011- AngryAsianMan.com posts parts of a script for the CBS sitcom pilot “2 Broke Girls” from the creator of “Sex and the City” Michael Patrick King. The potential series is described as a “multi-came...
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MANAA Adds Disclaimers To Breakfast At Tiffany’s Screenings in New York and Beverly Hills

                  The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (BBPC) was going to sponsor an outdoor screening of the infamous Breakfast At Tiffany’s movie on August 11, 2011.  MAN...
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La Jolla Playhouse’s White-Washed Play Nightingale

After word gets around that the La Jolla Playhouse (LJP) is going to do a production of the Hans Christian Andersen fable Nightingale (which features Chinese characters in medieval China) with only two Asian American actors and...
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Letter to Los Angeles Times over The Descendants

February 28, 2012-MANAA Founding President Guy Aoki sends a Letter to the Editor (edited by board member Miriam Nakamura and member Dr. Ray Quan) to the L.A. Times. March 18-It’s published:  “I rolled my eyes reading Betsy...
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