General Meeting – March 20, 2008

MANAA’s Next General Meeting is Thursday, March. 20th. The monthly general meeting starts at 7:30 PM, in the upstairs meeting room of the Chinatown Public Safety Association. We welcome your input and thoughts on pressing issues regarding the portrayal of Asian Americans in print, radio, television and movies.

We have several current events and issues to discuss at this month’s meeting, including:
– Upcoming release of the movie, “21”
– MANAA’s response to Norm McDonald on the Adam Carolla radio show
– Dennis Prager radio show comments about the Japanese American internment
– 2008 MANAA film student scholarship
– Results from the coalition meeting with NBC
– Feedback from APEX Mixer on Feb. 28th
– “Chinese Laundry” restaurant ads

View MANAA’s press release re: Norm McDonald incident
Visit the blog at www.myspace.com/manaala to see MANAA’s response to what comedian Norm McDonald said while he was a guest on the Adam Carolla radio show.

General Meeting – July 19, 2007

Thursday, July 19th. Monthly general meeting start at 7:30 PM at the Chinatown Public Safety Association in Chinatown. Located at 823 N. Hill Street between Alpine and College Streets. We welcome your input and thoughts on pressing issues regarding the portrayal of Asian Americans in print, radio, television and movies. Among the issues we will be discussing are:

-Communications with Jay Leno about guest Chelsea Handler’s offensive comments on Angelina Jolie’s adopted Vietnamese son. (See a copy of our press release at www.myspace.com/manaala)

-One of MANAA’s scholarship winners being a contestant on Fox’s “On the Lot” and using Asian American actors in every one of her film shorts!

 

Photos from the Media Achievement Awards!

Thank you for helping to make the MANAA Media Achievement Awards a great event! We announced the winner of MANAA’s scholarship contest; presented awards to the writers and creators of: Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, Lilo and Stitch, television series Lost, Grey’s Anatomy, and King of the Hill; and honored journalist Sam Chu Lin. MANAA appreciates the sponsors, guests, volunteers, and everyone who helped make this special evening a success. And yes, MANAA is now on MySpace. Check out the banquet pics at www.myspace.com/manaala. Stay tuned for new MANAA activities in 2007!