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Saturday, June 27 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
State of the Asian American Blog

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What is the value of bloggers who write about the Asian American community and where is the next generation of voices? Asian American blog founders gather together to discuss what blogging is like today and what they've learned from running their sites.


Moderators
avatar for Frances Kai-Hwa Wang

Frances Kai-Hwa Wang

Contributor, NBC Asian America
Frances Kai-Hwa Wang is a second-generation Chinese American from California who now divides her time between Michigan and Hawai‘i. She is a contributor and columnist for NBC News Asian America. She has also written forAAPIVoices.com, NewAmericaMedia.org, ChicagoIsTheWorld.org, AnnArbor.com, PacificCitizen.org, InCultureParent.com. She teaches Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies at University of Michigan.

Speakers
avatar for Grace Hwang Lynch

Grace Hwang Lynch

Freelance Journalist, HapaMama
As a journalist and essayist, Grace Hwang Lynch explores the evolving relationship between immigrant cultures and mainstream America. A former television news reporter, she founded HapaMama.com in 2008 to give voice to Asian mixed-race family issues. Whether writing about food, parenting or current events, Grace analyzes her subjects through the lens of culture and ethnicity. Her work has also been published by PBS, PRI, Salon, xoJane, and... Read More →
avatar for Jocelyn "Joz" Wang

Jocelyn "Joz" Wang

Editor-in-chief/CEO, 8Asians.com
Jocelyn “Joz” Wang (@jozjozjoz) is a digital entrepreneur creating spaces for under-represented voices. She is Editor-in-chief/CEO of the popular 8Asians.com, which features original, diverse commentary. In 2011, she acquired the Metblogs Network and runs the entire international network—consisting of over 50 sites worldwide— as its Publisher/CEO. She founded the V3 Digital Media Conference (V3con) in 2012 and served as Executive... Read More →
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Phil Yu

Founder/Editor, Angry Asian Man
Phil Yu is the founder and editor of the popular Asian American news/culture blog Angry Asian Man. He is also co-host of the YouTube talk show Angry Asian America on ISAtv, and host of Sound and Fury: The Angry Asian Podcast. Building a steady, loyal readership since 2001, Angry Asian Man has been called "a daily must-read for the media-savvy, socially conscious, pop-cultured Asian American." Mixing humor with criticism, Yu's commentary has... Read More →


Saturday June 27, 2015 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Aratani Central Hall 100 Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
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