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Watch: Sixth-grade reporter Rory Hu lobs tough questions at White House press secretary Jen Psaki

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  • Rory Hu, a young journalist from Nick News, showcased some top-notch interviewing skills during a press briefing with White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday.
  • “So, first, there are concerns about the negative impacts of social media on the mental health of children,” said the sixth-grader. “Will the White House take any actions to prevent these adverse effects?”
  • “As a mom myself, Rory — my daughter is younger than you; she’d think you were very hip and cool, no doubt — this is a huge concern that I have, we have, the President has — is the impact of social media platforms, their enormous power, and the fact that it is largely unchecked,” Psaki replied.
  • Hu, who took over the spot of White House Correspondents Association President Steve Portnoy of CBS News Radio in the second row, earned praise from other journalists in the briefing room.
  • Bloomberg reporter Justin Sink praised Hu and said in jest that she is “much better” than the WHCA president.

A sixth-grade journalist showcased some top-notch interviewing skills during a press briefing with White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday.

Rory Hu, a young reporter for the children’s network Nick News, impressed the briefing room as she asked Psaki some thoughtful questions.  

News outlets misidentify Randall Park as Ali Wong’s soon-to-be ex-husband Justin Hakuta

Media outlets confirmed earlier this week that comedian Ali Wong and her entrepreneur husband Justin Hakuta are getting a divorce, but two of them used a photo of the #wrongasian. 

Wong and Hakuta, both 39, met in 2010 at a friend’s wedding reception and got married in 2014. Hakuta is the son of Japanese American inventor and TV personality Ken Hakuta and was the former vice president of healthcare company GoodRx. Wong and Hakuta share two daughters: Mari, 6, and Nikki, 4.

NextShark Partners With Immortal Studios to Bring the Wuxia Universe to Life

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LOS ANGELES – October 16, 2020 – NextShark and Immortal Studios are proud to announce a newly established partnership to unveil a rich wuxia, or martial arts fantasy, universe of stories that have long been iconic to Asian and Asian American cultures.

NextShark connected with Immortal in the summer of 2020 as they launched their first title, “The Adept”, to kick off the interconnected wuxia universe which was funded on Kickstarter in under three hours.