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Chinatown residents associations join the procession.

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #1

Economy, New York, Video October 17, 2011 at 4:02 pm

A selection of coverage on Occupy Wall Street from New York’s ethnic and community media.

Egyptian American protesters chant for their right for absentee  voting in upcoming Egyptian elections on Sat., Oct. 8.

Egyptians demand the #right2vote

Featured Posts, Middle Eastern, New York, North African, Politics October 12, 2011 at 4:48 pm

Egyptian Americans demand their right to absentee vote in Egyptian elections, the first after the ouster of the Mubarak regime.

New York offers language help

Immigration, In the News, New York October 12, 2011 at 12:45 pm

New York City and New York State have introduced initiatives to help immigrants with limited proficiency in the English language: HRA Finds Ways to Help LEP Clients (via Our Chinatown via Sing Tao): New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) just introduced ‘I Speak…’ cards to their clients with limitedRead More

QueensLatino founder discusses Latino Media Conference

QueensLatino founder discusses Latino Media Conference

Education, New York October 11, 2011 at 6:16 pm

This year’s Latino Media Conference—on Saturday, October 15—is more ideological, Castaño says, and geared toward encouraging civic participation by connecting media outlets with community organizations that serve Latinos. In his words, it’s more about “a progressive approach to the news.”

Why a Latino media conference?

Why a Latino media conference?

New York, Opinion October 8, 2011 at 12:13 pm

On Saturday, Oct. 15, Hofstra University will host a second Latino Media Conference. In this editorial, Mario Murillo weighs in on the issues surrounding the Latino media landscape and how this conference can address them. Murillo is an associate professor at Hofstra University and the co-director of the Center for Civic Engagement.

Polish films at Lincoln Center

Culture, Eastern European, In the News, New York September 14, 2011 at 4:14 pm

“Venice,” by Jan Jakub Kolski, Antoni Krauze’s epic “Black Thursday”, and “All That I Love by Jacek Borcuch” and “Suicide Room” by Jan Komasa are some of the films that are being screened at the Walter Reade Theater in Lincoln Center until Friday, September 15th. The festival of recent PolishRead More

The Muslim American Society Community Center in Staten Island.

Battles over mosques are on the rise

Featured Posts, New York September 6, 2011 at 4:26 pm

A new report blames bigotry and government inaction for the trials of Muslims seeking to build mosques in New York .

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Russian radio station sets its own path

Uncategorized July 24, 2003 at 12:00 am

It doesn’t seem like it was long ago. On March 1, “Novaya Zhizn” [New Life] radio appeared on 620 AM, ruining the hitherto existing monopoly of “Narodnaya Volna.” Today Russian-speaking residents of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania have grown so accustomed to “Novaya Zhizn” on the air thatRead More

From Warsaw to the U.S. via Tijuana and Montreal

Uncategorized July 18, 2003 at 12:00 am

Many Polish immigrants get to the United States by illegally crossing the Canadian or Mexican border. Until the mid-80s the most popular crossing point was the northeastern part of the Mexican border. After that stretch was secured, newcomers flocked to the western part of the border. According to the U.S.Read More

Local senator leads fight against media merger

Uncategorized July 16, 2003 at 12:00 am

While state lawmakers are not usually known for their federal lobbying efforts, local State Senator Efrain González, Jr. has taken an active role in a hot national issue—media mergers. González is leading a protracted battle against proposed mergers in the Spanish-language media market. A decision by the Federal Communications CommissionRead More

FCC Decision to expand media ownership will curb dissent

Uncategorized June 6, 2003 at 12:00 am

If you think that people holding unpopular views largely are now missing from the airwaves and daily newspapers, expect things to grow worse now that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to permit media companies to gobble up more stations and newspapers as part of their perpetual quest forRead More

Filipino-Americans told: help United States find bearings

Uncategorized May 29, 2003 at 12:00 am

Jeff Coleman, the youngest reelected congressman in Pennsylvania–and the first and only Filipino American in Congress–said something very interesting on the night of the Philippine Independence Ball at the New York Hilton Hotel and Towers on Saturday. Based on audience reaction, close to 700 of the tri-state area’s cross-section ofRead More

Social programs in background of budget war

Uncategorized May 6, 2003 at 12:00 am

Every year the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) does a day of action in defense of the rights of immigrants, the location for which has long been clear. From early in the morning, a diverse delegation representing New York state’s different ethnic communities head for Albany, where it conducts, eitherRead More

Where are the leaders? Struggling Haitians ponder their future and question the leadership in the land of opportunity

Uncategorized April 22, 2003 at 12:00 am

Where are the leaders? Struggling Haitians ponder their future and question the leadership in the land of opportunity, by Macollvie Jean-François, Haitian Times, 22 April 2003. English language. A walk along Flatbush in Brooklyn shows a neighborhood in action, as do jaunts through Little Haiti in Miami, to name justRead More