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A Fox News segment on Chinatown intended as ‘gentle fun’ comes across as ‘jaw-droppingly, disgustingly racist’ to many

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any online, including the Asian American Journalists Association, expressed disbelief that a clip trafficking in such "tired, racist stereotypes" could air on television in 2016. The clip featured Jesse Watters asking some election-related questions and others to people on the street, "interspersed with movie clips portraying Asian stereotypes," according to BuzzFeed.
8 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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