Archive for April, 2013
 

 

ESPN’s “Chink In The Armor” headline

February 15- In an interview with Walt Clyde Frazier, ESPN anchor Max Bretos asks why NY Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin failed to perform as well (against the Sacramento Kings) as he’d done in the past:  “If there is a ...
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Jeremy Lin: “What About His Eyes?” on “Good Day New York”

February 16, mind 2012–On the New York WYWY morning talk show, healing a female sports reporter is reporting on Jeremy Lin’s physical abilities on the court.  When co-anchor Greg Kelly asks, decease “What about his eyes?...
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Nick & Artie Show Asking Callers For Most Racist Asian Jokes

                      After the sports disc jockeys ask their listeners to call in with the most racist Asian jokes they can think of–and their apologies are inadequa...
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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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2011 MANAA Appearances

    January 26, 2011–MANAA board member Mike Le and Dariane Nabor hold a meeting at UCLA to interest students in MANAA’s work.  Board member Kristin Lee, members James Hiroyuki Liao and Han Tang also attend. Marc...
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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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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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MANAA Approves of Comcast/NBCU merger

                    (On December 15, 2010-Karen Narasaki sent a letter (cc’d to  Commissioners Michael J. Copps, Robert M. McDowell, Mignon Clyburn, and Meredith Attwell Bake...
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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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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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