March 25, 2018

All views expressed here are my own. I'm not speaking on behalf of anyone, including Andrew and Azusa City News. Photo courtesy of Adrian Magallanes. 

Wow it’s been a while since I’ve written, and I feel like I’ll do a life update at a later time. For now, I want to tal...

September 17, 2017

Not too long ago, a headline made me swear out loud. That happens a lot these days, but this one made me want to cry. LA 18 KSCI announced its turn from its multi-lingual programming format to broadcast English infomercials. At various times, it offered programming in...

September 13, 2017

This particular photo was pulled from the Washington Post. The hilarity and fake news was supplied by the Internet.

In early 2015, way before “fake news” became a buzz phrase and Donald Trump made his faithful descent on the escalator at Trump Tower, another event jostl...

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....

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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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