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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2012 MANAA Appearances

  January 30, 2012 – Guy Aoki and Miriam Nakamura-Quan attend a panel discussion at the Pasadena Library commemorating Fred Korematsu Day. February 15- Guy Aoki runs an information table at “The Sisterhood Effect...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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