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From left to right, Maite Junco, Mireya Navarro, Blanca Rosa Vilchez and Carolina González at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/Voices of NY)

Top Latina Journalists Tell Their Stories

Featured Posts, Latino, Media, Voices' Picks December 5, 2013 at 6:04 pm

Panelists from leading media outlets discussed their careers at the Center for Community and Ethnic Media.

The workshops will be held at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, located at 219 West 40th Street. (Voices photo)

CCEM Workshops: Covering NYC on Dec. 5

Education, Manhattan, Media November 27, 2013 at 3:45 pm

The last of the Center for Community and Ethnic Media’s fall trainings, about covering NYC, will be held on Thursday, December 5 at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Committed, Passionate Journalist Remembered

Committed, Passionate Journalist Remembered

Featured Posts, In the News, Media, Puerto Rican, Voices' Picks October 28, 2013 at 4:52 pm

Elaine Rivera was a veteran bilingual journalist who worked for a range of media outlets.

Vasily Ilyin on the September 2013 cover of Russia's Esquire magazine. (Photo via Esquire Russia)

Russian Farmer Lands in Esquire and NYC

Eastern European, In the News, Media, Video October 15, 2013 at 2:48 pm

Retired farmer Vasily Ilyn, 67, of southwestern Russia, landed in the pages of Russian Esquire as part of a series on regular people, reports His 15 minutes of fame took him to NY, and the ocean, for the first time.

(Photo by Bimina Ranjit)

Nepalese Journalist Rises with the Community

Featured Posts, Meet the Editors, South Asian, Voices' Picks October 9, 2013 at 12:26 pm

Kishor Panthi, editor of Khasokhas, finds future in NY as Nepalese community nearly triples over 10 years.

Tomasz Deptula is the executive editor at Nowy Dziennik, a leading Polish daily newspaper in New York and New Jersey. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/Voices of NY)

A Lifetime Covering Polonia, from Warsaw to Greenpoint

Eastern European, Featured Posts, Media, Meet the Editors October 4, 2013 at 2:11 pm

In two decades at Nowy Dziennik, editor Tomasz Deptula has witnessed profound changes in the Polish community.

Bangladeshi Childhood Spurs Life in Journalism

Bangladeshi Childhood Spurs Life in Journalism

Abu Taher, editor of the weekly Bangla Patrika, wrote his first story at age 14.

Photo by Melanie Bencosme

Professor Turned Journalist Bridges NY and India

Indrajit Saluja was a professor for over three decades before he launched an English-language newspaper in his native India. Since then, he has been involved in starting six newspapers in New York, including the one he currently oversees, The Indian Panorama.

One-Man Orchestra Behind 17-yr-o Romanian Paper

One-Man Orchestra Behind 17-yr-o Romanian Paper

For 17 years, Grigore L. Culian has almost single-handedly managed the weekly Romanian-language newspaper New York Magazin from his home in Queens.

Former New York City comptroller Bill Thompson writes that the city is "ignoring" the community and ethnic media. (Photo by Brock Stoneham/Voices of NY)

Mayoral Candidates: City Overlooks Local Press

Communities, Demographics, In the News, Media, Voices' Picks March 7, 2013 at 3:52 pm

Bill Thompson and John Liu condemned the city for leaving out the community and ethnic press when it comes to ad distribution, in response to a report released by the Center for Community and Ethnic Media on how the city spends its media advertising dollars.

City Shortchanges Community & Ethnic Press in Ad $

City Shortchanges Community & Ethnic Press in Ad $

The combined circulation of community and ethnic publications in the city is about 4.5 million, equal to 55% of the population, but they receive only about 18% of the roughly $18 million the city spends in ads a year, a new report finds.

Election Day Through Ethnic Media Eyes

Election Day Through Ethnic Media Eyes

Featured Posts, Media, Politics November 6, 2012 at 5:02 pm

Today’s ethnic newspapers, like the rest of New York’s media, focused on the elections, but with a particular twist. The Korean and Chinese papers urged their readers to support candidates poised to make history in their communities, while El Diario reported on a new poll showing immigration and jobs are the main issues driving Latinos to the polls.

Juan Gonzalez

Juan Gonzalez’s Book-Turned-Film on Latinos Opens in NY

Latino, Media September 27, 2012 at 11:01 am

“Harvest of Empire,” a film based on the book by the same title by journalist Juan Gonzalez, about the history of Latinos in this country and the U.S. role in creating the political and economic problems than has lead millions of Latin Americans to come to the U.S., opens in New York Sept. 28.

WBAI radio has been based at 120 Wall St. for one-third of its 50-year history. (Photo by Ellen Moynihan via The Villager)

After Half Century of Progressive Broadcasting, WBAI Could Face Closure

Media, New York August 14, 2012 at 3:11 pm

Budget shortfalls and infighting have brought New York City’s listener-sponsored WBAI radio to the verge of closure, reports The Villager. WBAI, which has filled New York’s airwaves with progressive politics and radical thought for half a century, has served as staging ground for several iconic New York broadcasters.

(Photo from Getty Images, via The Jewish Daily Forward)

In Wake of Morales Suicide, Two Takes on Bullying

Education, Religion June 12, 2012 at 5:28 pm

In the aftermath of the bullying-related suicide of 12-year-old East Harlem boy, Joel Morales, the Amsterdam News and the Jewish Daily Forward published stories on bullying last week. While the former called attention to under-reporting in communities of color, the latter examined the question of how to distinguish between free speech and bullying.