An opinion column on The Jewish Daily Forward does not take well to what it sees as a parade of stereotypes about Jewish women on the upcoming Bravo reality show, "Princesses Long Island."
Brooklyn Industries had plans last year to market its 2013 summer collection through a photo shoot in the Rockaways. Then Sandy hit. But the hipster clothing store forged ahead, a move called out for its insensitivity by Gothamist and Sheepshead Bites.
A diverse mix of guests from New York's diaspora communities, ranging from Filipino journalist Jose Antonio Vargas to photographer Annie Ling to musicans Isaac Katalay and Diego Obregon, came together for the inaugural edition of “Where I’m From,” a radio show launched by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism to showcase new voices in media through live music, reporting and storytelling.
Sing Tao Daily profiles InsideClimate News' Lisa Song, the 26-year-old Boston-based Pulitzer Prize winner whose celebration of the award was cut short by the bombings. A background of immigrating at 6, a science degree at MIT, and working for a small media outlet turned into the winning formula.
Bowing to growing pressure, The Associated Press on Tuesday dropped the controversial term from its widely used and referenced Stylebook. The New York Times is also revising its guidelines.
El Diario/La Prensa, America's oldest daily newspaper in Spanish, will turn 100 on October 12. To celebrate this milestone, the Brooklyn-based newspaper issued a commemorative supplement and announced a series of community events, including a web page for readers to share their stories.
Celebrated Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez, known for her critical view of the Communist regime in the island, had a tumultuous first visit to New York.