August 30, 2017

This past weekend I saw the movie, “GOOK,” which was written and directed by Justin Chon. He also starred as one of the main characters, Eli. I also had the pleasure of seeing a Q&A with the film’s Simone Baker, Omono Okojie and moderated by Wong Fu Productions’ Phil W...

August 26, 2017

National Radio Day happened last Sunday and it reminded me of a book I read, Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford. I picked it up because the story was set during the rise of the BBC in the 1920s-30s. I didn't read too many fictional stories about journalism growing up,...

August 23, 2017

The New York Times caused quite a stir on the Internet last week. It ran an article highlighting some boba shops in New York City with the headline, "Those Blobs In Your Tea? They're Supposed To Be There." The article was written as if boba had JUST reached popularity...

August 20, 2017

A few personal updates: Work has been great and a lot of people in my life showed a lot of support, which was really humbling.

But working hard warrants some fun, and I recently discovered this gem: fake news games. Nieman Lab highlighted these games a couple weeks ago....

July 22, 2017

When I revived this blog, I promised myself to write something related to digital media at least once a week. But since I’m in the middle of job hunting, I decided to write another quick piece so that I won’t feel completely frustrated if I miss my self-imposed Wednesd...

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Keep Calm & Carreon (& Write)

I'm Heidi Carreon, a SoCal native with a love of writing and being involved in a variety of communities. This is a blog of my life as a Asian American woman working in an ever-changing media landscape. All images and graphics on this site were done by me unless stated otherwise.

 

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