Friday, July 12, 2013

OMG KTVU SF on Asiana Airlines crash



OMG. KTVU of San Francisco's news anchor mindlessly reads obviously fake racist Asian names off teleprompter re Asiana Airlines crash. How can no one have caught this? It'd be funny if it weren't so pathetic.
here's the apology (they say ntsb confirmed the names) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFDwgJa7JOI&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Big question is if this can happen in San Francisco, with such a big apa population, and with apas in the newsroom, what hope is there for the rest of the country?
that's right, blame the summer intern...http://www.ntsb.gov/news/2013/130712.html
Here's the Asian American Journalists Association's (AAJA's) Statement and Media Advisory: 

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