Add this one to the list Jeremy Lin media coverage FAILS.

In a story about Lin “finally having a bad game” and the New York Knicks losing to the Miami Heat, a Yahoo Sports contributor illustrated the story with an image of LeBron James and Yao Ming.

To be fair, they didn’t actually identify Lin or Ming in the photo’s caption. And the story is was written by someone in their contributor network. But really? They needed a picture of an Asian player (that was not Lin) for this story?

On Thursday, Yahoo News published guidelines by the made by Asian American Journalists Association on Jeremy Lin media coverage that everyone should read.

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Read this online at http://colorlines.com/archives/2012/02/yahoo_sports_uses_yao_ming_picture_in_jeremy_lin_story.html


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