24. The Rise of Asian Representation in Media

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By Tiana Nguyen & Thuy Nguyen, Tiana Nguyen, and Thuy Nguyen. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
One of our main motivators behind starting this podcast was to do our little part to increase Asian representation in media. In this episode, we deep dive into the past, present & future of Asian representation in film, tv & YouTube. We dissect how it has progressed over the years and the direction we're moving towards with the increase in Asian talent recognition in Hollywood that will hopefully trickle down to and influence all of media in general #REPRESENTATIONMATTERS E P I S O D E O U T L I N E ------------------------------------------ •Yellow face •Asian stereotypes - typical roles Asians portrayed •White saviour narrative •Whitewashing in movies •Western remakes •Celebrating Asians in film, TV & YouTube •Acknowledging awesome Asians behind the scenes •Anti-Asian issues that still exist today •Let's normalise Asians on Screen In this conversation, we've only scratched the surface on the very important issues, debates and talent in Asian representation. If you'd like to continue the conversation, please message us. We'd love to hear from you, feel free to slide into our dms on instagram: @unapologeticallyazn or send us an email: unapologeticallyasianpodcast@gmail.com T I M E S T A M P S -------------------------------- 00:00 Intro to episode 00:43 Discussion begins 25:28 Recommendations Much love, ♥︎ Thuy and Tiana (UA ✌︎) ✨Music by the talented Joakim Karud✨ •Say Goodnight •Soundcloud •Spotify --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unapologeticallyasian/message

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