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Rebecca Sun

Senior Editor, Diversity & Inclusion

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MGM Television Teams With Korea’s SM Entertainment for U.S. K-Pop Competition Show

In the latest business deal to underscore the globalization of K-pop, MGM Worldwide Television Group is partnering with Korea’s SM Entertainment to develop a competition series to scout…

Disruptors Fellowship Unveils Second Annual Cohort of TV Writers (Exclusive)

The Center for Cultural Power, an Oakland, Calif.-based organization led by and for artists of color, has announced the 10 television writers for its second annual <a href=""…

Oscars Diversity: Historic Firsts for Non-Acting Categories and Ceremony Accessibility

Chloe Zhao became the first woman of color to win best director, among other non-acting categories that saw diversity firsts at the 93rd Academy Awards.

From Punchline to Oscar Contenders: The Overdue Rise of Asians in Hollywood

Five years ago, a joke about Asian kids as Oscar accountants and iPhone sweatshop workers landed during an otherwise racially conscious telecast, galvanizing a…

‘Minari’s Yuh-Jung Youn Reflects on 50-Year Career: “I’m a Very Old-Time Actress”

The actress is making history as the first Korean  performer nominated for best supporting actress, looks back at an acting career born out of survival. 

Asian Americans in Media: “You Can’t Extricate the Humanity of Yourself From the Journalist”

Reporters are trained never to become the story, but as newsrooms cover violence against Asian Americans, journalists of Asian heritage find themselves — and their…

Why Black Biopics Reign at Lifetime

From such global icons as Whitney Houston to lesser-known civil rights activists like Lori Jackson, the network is leading the industry in spotlighting the stories of…

Gemma Chan to Produce Podcast Based on Murder of Vincent Chin

She's partnering with A-Major Media and M88 for a topical podcast about Asian American civil rights and a table read of the feature screenplay 'Hold Still, Vincent,' with an eye toward a film…

Joel Kim Booster Hosting New 88rising Radio Show ‘Joy F*ck Club’ on SiriusXM (Exclusive)

Ronny Chieng, Aparna Nancherla, Karen Chee and Bowen Yang are among the first guests on the comedian's show, which premieres Thursday at 8 p.m. ET.

Former CNN Anchor Isha Sesay Becomes First Female CEO of OkayMedia

The journalist and author is also launching production arm SPKN/WRD to elevate voices across the Black diaspora.

Kelly Marie Tran, H.E.R., Rep. Ted Lieu to Join CAA Amplify Town Hall Addressing Anti-Asian Hate (Exclusive)

'Minari' breakout Alan Kim will also be part of the April 1 virtual event, which is free to the public.

‘Sunday Night Football’ Among Most-Watched Programs for Women Over 50 (Exclusive)

A new Nielsen media consumption and representation finds older women increased their primetime Internet connected device usage time by around 50 percent in the past year, even as they only comprise 8…