More storiesToday, the newspaper features smart and sensitive coverage of the community by an Asian American columnist, Asian American podcasters and other Asian American journalists, who make up 14.6% of our newsroom staff.
(Los Angeles Times)Of course, it’s never been easy to cover Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
(Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)In addition, we can’t rely only on Asian Americans to cover the full breadth of Asian America.
When has the paper recognized Asian Americans are not a marginal group; we’re a defining group in the area?
The question isn’t really how to cover Asian Americans; it is how to cover Los Angeles, because we, along with other racial and ethnic communities, are Los Angeles.