Sunday, March 10, 2013

YouTube Spawns Asian-American Celebrities

VOAVideo: YouTube Spawns Asian-American Celebrities

From movies and TV shows to songs on the radio, there have been fewer opportunities in traditional media for Asian-American entertainers. But the Internet, especially YouTube, has changed that. Elizabeth Lee reports from Los Angeles, a place that has seen an explosion of Asian-American YouTube celebrities.

uploadedTAAM: UPLOADED: The Asian American Movement (Official Trailer)

This documentary explores the visibility of Asian Americans in pop culture since the inception of new media such as YouTube. The documentary will focus on the current struggles and successes of important Asian Americans in the areas of music, film, and dance from both new media creators and long time industry professionals. website

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