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WATCH: Get An On-Set Look At HBO's New Gay Series

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 09.23.2013 | Gay Voices

Local San Francisco news station KTVU aired a short behind-the-scenes segment on the highly anticipated new HBO series, "Looking," which follows gay f...

Station Fires Employees After Plane Crash Gaffe

Posted 07.30.2013 | Media

KTVU, the San Francisco news station that reported fake, racist names of the Asiana Flight 214 pilots has reportedly fired several employees. Blogg...

KTVU Under Fire Again For Damage Control Attempts

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 07.23.2013 | Media

KTVU is continuing to carry out damage control after its hugely embarrassing report about the Asiana Flight 214 crash. Earlier this month, the loc...

`Sum Ting Wong'? Yes, There Is

Paul Cheung | Posted 07.22.2013 | Media
Paul Cheung

The names were supposed to be a joke. Only this joke wasn't funny. It was offensive, insensitive to the victims of Asiana's plane crash, and indicative of a major problem in a government and journalism institution. These 'jokes' make me question my American-ness.

KTVU Needs to Do a Lot More Than Just Apologize

Chez Pazienza | Posted 09.16.2013 | Media
Chez Pazienza

I sometimes wonder if I'm actually more incensed than KTVU News Director Lee Rosenthal is that his news department somehow allowed four obviously phony, racially insulting Asian pun names to go out over the air last Friday.

Asiana Airlines Backs Off KTVU

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2013 | Media

SEOUL, July 17 (Reuters) - Asiana Airlines said on Wednesday it has scrapped a plan to sue a U.S. television station that incorrectly reported in a ...

'Sum Ting Wong'? KTVU Apologizes For Racist Gaffe

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.15.2013 | Media

Bay Area Fox affiliate KTVU has apologized for its bogus -- and racially offensive -- coverage of the July 6 Asiana plane crash. Reading from a tel...

A(nother) Bad Week for Race in America

Michael Yaki | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics
Michael Yaki

On a meta-level, these are just continuing symptoms of the underlying, chronic, disease called racism. As a nation, we've done a pretty good job of treating it in the past 50 years, but as with all treatments, a certain amount of resistance has set in.