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....

August 2, 2017

An Annenberg classmate had a get-together last weekend in Downtown Los Angeles. She got a job as staffer for an exciting campaign out of state and invited some people to catch up at a bar before she left. I was in the area anyway, so I went early...and quickly realized...

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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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