APA Compass: Bobby Caina Calvan on the Asiana 214 Racist Hoax

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APA Compass
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Fri, 08/02/2013

Bobby Caina Calvan describes how multiple news outlets were taken in by a racist hoax following the crash of Asiana flight 214, and how similar mistakes could be avoided in the future.  Read the article "Having more diverse newsrooms won’t always prevent errors like KTVU’s, but it would help" by Paul Cheung and Bobby Caina Calvan.  Calvan is the Media Watch chair at Asian American Journalist Association.

Produced by Andrew Yeh.

 

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