In an interview with The Korea Times, New York State Assemblyman Ron Kim fought back against a New York Times article which said that support from the Korean nail salon industry has induced him to gradually withdraw his support for state legislation regulating the nail salon business.
The Indypendent, which bills itself as “a free paper for free people,” marks 15 years of publication.
Bronx politicans and media react to state Sen. Jeff Klein’s new publication, “Riverdale Record,” in a story in Gotham Gazette.
More than 100 guests gathered at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism for the 13th Annual Ippies Awards, recognizing excellence in reporting among the community and ethnic press.
Influential NY1 Noticias host, Juan Manuel Benítez, celebrates 10 years of the channel’s flagship show “Pura Política,” El Diario reports.
A Jamaican-American photographer from the Bronx hopes to reinvent the world’s view of his borough through stories, photographs and audio on a new site, BronxNarratives.com, reports Caribbean Life.
The now former owner of a nail salon mentioned in the New York Times piece on the industry tells World Journal that the story misrepresents salon practices due to miscommunication and an over-reliance on the testimony of workers, who in actuality hold the bargaining power.
Politicians in the Korean community met with industry representatives to discuss ways to avoid a crackdown by state authorities on the salons, Korea Daily reports.
People at Union Square talked about language, and commented on the damage and power of words used in the mainstream media.
Karen Pennar and Jehangir Khattak have been named co-directors of the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.
If back in January it was virtually impossible to apply for the new municipal ID in New York, an El Diario reporter shows that the process has been expedited.
CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” looks at whether ethnic and community publications can fill the “news hole” left by the Daily News’ shut down of its outer borough bureaus. Also in the episode, what the addition of two Muslim holidays to the public school calendar means for the community, and a K-pop dance studio with a diverse audience.
Investigative reporter Tom Robbins stops by CUNY TV’s “Eldridge & Co.” to talk about the interviews, observations and research that went into his story – which recently appeared on the front page of The New York Times – on the unprecedented charges brought against Attica Prison guards for the “brutal beating” of an inmate.
Taiwanese eatery BaoHaus on East 14th St. is seeing an uptick in business thanks to the success of ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” which is based on the memoirs of BaoHaus owner Eddie Huang, reports World Journal.
New York’s ethnic media has garnered newfound respect in recent years, and now it should get its “fair share” of advertising, Sing Tao Daily’s Lotus Chau writes in an opinion piece.