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Comcast NBCUniversal and the Center for Asian American Media Join Together to Address the Current Situation of Asian Americans in Media | FULL PRESS KIT (October 12, 2016)

CAAMFest San Jose Returns with Free Public Screenings, October 6-14, 2016 (September 12, 2016)

CAAM’S New Slate of Documentaries Airs on PBS and World Channel this Fall (August 31, 2016)

CAAM to Develop “Who is American?” Public Engagement Project (August 15, 2016)

CAAM Announces Spring 2016 Documentary Fund Awards (June 1, 2016)

CAAM Senior Staff Debbie Ng Selected as DeVos Institute Fellow for Arts Management (May 25, 2016)

CAAM Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with America ReFramed (May 5, 2016)

Five Asian American Documentaries Premiere on PBS May 2016, Presented by CAAM (updated April 13, 2016)

Center for Asian American Media Selected as a Grantee of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Arts Innovation and Management Program (November 23, 2015)

Off the Menu: Asian America Premieres Nationally on PBS December 8, 2015

CAAM Announces 2015 Documentary Fund Awards (September 2, 2015)

CAAM Awarded Prestigious Cal Humanities Community Stories Grant (August 24, 2015)

America ReFramed and the Center for Asian American Media Celebrate APA Heritage Month with TV Broadcast Premieres and Online Events (May 7, 2015)

In the News

Asian-Americans in Media: Persistence, Presence and Representations Are Keys to Progress (Deadline, November 3, 2016)

In search of scapegoats, exclusion past and present (San Francisco Chronicle, September 7, 2016)

CAAM to Launch ‘Who is American’ Education Campaign On Chinese Exclusion Act (NBC Asian America, August 18, 2016)

A guide to organizations bringing diversity to public media (Current, July 21, 2016)

Emmy diversity: 18 actors of color nominated (USA Today, July 15, 2016)

“Changing Season: On the Masumoto Family Farm” Documentary to Air Nationally (Valley Public Radio, April 19, 2016)

“‘Off the Menu: Asian America’ filmmaker talks Flamin’ Hot Cheetos sushi and food authenticity” (Los Angeles Times, December 9, 2015)

New PBS Documentary Defines Asian-American Identity Through Food” (NBC News, December 1, 2015)

Filmmaker helps young Muslims begin cinematic journey” (WHYY Newsworks, November 13, 2015)

Memories to Light” (NBC Bay Area, October 6, 2015)

Center for Asian American Media Announces 2015 Documentary Fund Awardees” (Colorlines, September 8, 2015)

Spotlight on the Center for Asian American Media” (NEA Art Works, June 25, 2015)

These Nightclub Entertainers Paved the Way for Asian-Americans in Show Biz” (NPR Code Switch, March 14, 2015)

CAAMFest Has Serious Fun with Evolving Identities in Film” (KQED Arts, March 12, 2015)

Arthur Dong documents life of genocide survivor Haing S. Ngor” (San Francisco Chronicle, March 12, 2015)

Asian Pacific America Welcomes Masashi Niwano and Felicia Lowe of CAAMFest 2015” (NBC Bay Area, March 10, 2015)