Isseu Diouf Campbell, the founder of Afrikanspot.com, and Gustavo Martinez Contreras, a former reporter for El Diario, discuss concerns of the community and ethnic media outlets, in a segment from BRIC TV.
City Limits, whose early motto was “we cover the other New York,” celebrates 40 years of reporting on topics from homeless shelters to “green” jobs.
El Diario’s woes prompted a hearing on ethnic media at the Committee on Immigration of the New York City Council, and the city said it would do more to reach out to the media sector and place advertising in ethnic media outlets.
Some are concerned that El Diario, now manned by a skeleton crew and forced to work with dwindling resources, has lost the influence it once wielded as the city’s largest and oldest Spanish-language newspaper.
News India Times and The American Bazaar remember Arthur J. Pais, a veteran Indian-American journalist who dedicated more than 30 years of his life reporting on the Indian diaspora and many other topics.
Concerns are growing about the shrinking number of African Americans represented in the national media, and a meeting was scheduled for Jan. 15 to discuss the matter, the Amsterdam News reports.
The Polish newspaper Nowy Dziennik is changing from a daily to a weekly to better serve its readership with news about the local Polish community, while news and video offerings on the website will continue.
The National Partnership for New Americans and the New York Immigration Coalition are co-hosting the 8th annual Immigration Integration Conference in NY Dec. 13-15. A media panel is being co-sponsored by the NYIC and the Center for Community and Ethnic Media.
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.