APA Compass on 08/02/13
APA Compass introduces our newest collective member and features two prominent media missteps involving Asians and Asian-Americans:
- We feature a tribute to our dear friend and colleague, Afifa Ahmed Shafi, a founding member of our APA Compass collective, who passed away July 29, 2013
- Our newest collective member, Ka Her, introduces herself in the first installment of "Heart2Heart with Ka".
- Asawin Suebsaeng reports on how both new and traditional media misidentified a missing Brown university student as the Boston marathon bombing suspect.
- 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.
- Sarika Mehta interviews author Jean Kwok about her novel, "Girl in Translation".
Produced by Andrew Yeh, Sarika Mehta, Ka Her, and Liz Rogers.