Author: Asia Media Staff

SOUTH KOREAN ELECTION: THE BRITISH BROADCASTING CORP. REPORT

Asia Media International proudly takes note of the South Korean election commentary of two of its star colleagues – Prof. Hans Schattle and Prof. Chung-in Moon, both members of the faculty of famed Yonsei University in Seoul. This past Spring semester – and in Spring ‘2016 as well – political scientist Hans Schattle has teamed up with Loyola Marymount University Prof Tom Plate to offer a joint Skype course on ‘Perceptions of U.S. Foreign Policy’. The courses during March and April went live around noon Wednesdays from Yonsei, early evening Tuesdays here at LMU in Los Angeles. Political scientist...

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ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL: NEW MANAGING EDITORS

Loyola Marymount University’s ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL has new managing editors.  Sabrina Verduzco ’17 and Savannah Nunez ’18 will remain in charge of the editorial and visual content of this site, which has been continually published since November 11, 2011, until this time next summer. They succeed graduating seniors Mary Grace Costa and Kelcey Lorenzo.  In addition, Peyton Cross ’17 becomes Web Editor of AMI, which key position includes leading the charge in our burgeoning Podcast and Video efforts. “These three young adults – Peyton, Savannah and Sabrina – are something special,” said AMI Founder and Editor-in-Chief Tom Plate, who...

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PACIFIC PERSPECTIVE: TRUMP’S UPTICKS

COLUMNIST TOM PLATE WRITES — There is a famously funny but technically accurate saying to the effect that even a broken clock is right twice a day. For some reason – don’t know why … – this adage comes to mind in looking at Donald J. Trump’s emerging foreign policy. Consider the U.S. president’s efforts to engage with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China and with supreme leader Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. They are not unfolding according to normal practice. So protocol purists are in a dither. International theorists are...

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NEW YORK: LMU STUDENT NAILS PETER TOMASSI AWARD

KATRINA CROSBY WRITES – Twice a year a  hardworking, accomplished student is recognized as the winner of the Peter Tomassi Award and have their original article published in Columbia University’s prestigious Journal of Politics & Society. This Spring 2017, that student was Loyola Marymount University’s own, Jeremy Selland, LMU ’17. The Journal of Politics & Society was created by the Helvidius Group, which was founded at Columbia University in 1989. The organization was established by Peter Tomassi, a student at the time, who wanted the club to be a place for undergraduates to discuss public policy and law in...

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A COLUMNIST’S TAKE: TRUMP AND HIS MAR-A-LAGO

TOM PLATE WRITES – There is not the slightest doubt that the emotional mentality of the West Coast versus the East Coast of the U.S. on a vital East-West issue such as the China relationship is different. The reason for bringing this up has to do with our currently besieged American president, his beloved Mar-a-Lago weekend retreats, and China. Getting and keeping our volatile Trump in the right frame of mind – relaxed and open to reason – is nothing less than in the national and global interest. Let us start with the obvious fact that the West Coast...

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ASIA IN L.A.: IMPORTANT COMING EVENTS

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ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL STAFF

ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL is a student-driven publication of Loyola Marymount University's Asia Media Center - a vital part of LMU's Department of Asian and Asian American Studies (AAAS)

MANAGING EDITORS:
Savannah Nunez
Sabrina Verduzco

Website Editor:
Peyton Cross

Marketing Editor:
Adrian Narayan

Senior Writers [Beat]:
Katelynn Barkley [China]
Stella Cheng [China]
Alexis Cruz [Qatar]
Ryan Dao [Video]
Adrian Narayan [India]
Miranda Pak [Hong Kong]
Fassa Sar [Film]
Jay Seo [North & South Korea]
Lamiya Shabir [Pakistan & Islam]
Elizabeth Soelistio [Indonesia]
Yunfei Suo [China]
Erisa Takeda [Japan Politics]
Clementine Todorov [Bangladesh]
Katie Trinh [Vietnam]
Ryan Urban [Singapore]
Yi Ning Wong [Asia Culture]
Jennifer Eaton
Austin Zuckerman
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Emeritus Managing Editors:
Mary Grace Costa
Kelcey Lorenzo

Contribuing Editors Emeritus:
Robert Dylan Fields
Ryan Lippert
James Royce [Australia]
Amber Vernetti

Emeritus Associate Publishers:
Jeremiah Fajardo
Brian Chris Canave

Emeritus Executive Editor:
Lexie Tucker

Executive Senior Editor:
Ben Sullivan

Executive Assistant to the Founder:
Jay Seo

Founder & Editor-in-Chief:
Tom Plate

ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE:
Gareth C.C. Chang,Dr. Diana K. Lee,Gene Park, Tom Plate, Jennifer Ramos, Kal Raustiala, Jeremiah Fajardo, Ben Sullivan, and Greg Treverton