Post Tagged with: "New York Times"

Olga Armas is a DAPA beneficiary. (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

NJ Latina at the Center of DAPA Debate

Immigration, Metro Area, South American May 18, 2016 at 5:57 pm

Olga Armas – a resident of Elizabeth, New Jersey, and an undocumented immigrant – is at the center of the media spotlight after she wrote an opinion column for The New York Times, Reporte Hispano reports.

New York State Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Queens) (Photo by Jinwoo Cho via The  Korea Times)

Ron Kim Disputes Charges

East Asian, Immigration, Media, Queens November 10, 2015 at 9:23 pm

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.

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Owner of Nail Salon in NYT Story Tells His Side

Business, Labor, Media, New York May 28, 2015 at 6:40 pm

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.

The interior of an Iris Nail shop on Madison Ave. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Specific Steps Urged to Delay Crackdown on Nail Salons

Business, East Asian, Media, New York May 19, 2015 at 5:56 pm

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.

(Photo via World Journal)

Chinese Nail Salons React to Cuomo’s Action

Business, East Asian, Immigration, New York May 13, 2015 at 6:49 pm

World Journal reports on Chinese owners and workers at nail salons reacting to the news that Gov. Andrew Cuomo would tighten regulations on the industry.

The Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York held a press briefing May 8 in Flushing to denounce the New York Times articles about the nail salon industry. (Photo via The Korea Times)

Korean Groups Denounce Nail Salon Critics and Cuomo Action

East Asian, Immigration, Labor, New York May 12, 2015 at 7:29 pm

Excerpts from the Korean-language press in New York reflect the continuing reactions within the community to both the New York Times articles on the nail salon industry and Gov. Cuomo’s announcement of an investigation.

The interior of an Iris Nail shop on Madison Ave. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Korean Nail Salon Owners Deny Wage Abuses

Business, East Asian, Labor, New York May 8, 2015 at 4:32 pm

Korean nail salon owners disputed the detailed New York Times report on wage theft and labor abuses in the industry in articles that ran in The Korea Times and Korea Daily.

A woman is crying at an memorial altar in Ansan, Korea for the victims of Sewol ferry. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Ad Criticizing Korea’s Park Sparks Controversy

East Asian, Media May 13, 2014 at 12:35 pm

Some local Korean organizations are unhappy about a New York Times advertisement that criticized Korea’s president in the wake of the recent ferry disaster, Korea Daily and The Korea Times report.

The Polish Consulate is leading complaints against The New York Times over an obituary that used phrasing similar to "Polish concentration camps," a phrase that many in the community are rallying to eliminate from usage in the media. (Photo by Wally Gobetz, Creative Commons license)

Polish Consulate Objects to Use of ‘Concentration Camp’ in NYT

Eastern European, History, Media October 16, 2013 at 4:57 pm

In the continuing fight to eradicate the term “Polish concentration camp” from media outlets, Nowy Dziennik reports that the Consulate General of Poland in New York has voiced a complaint to The New York Times over an obituary that used similar phrasing.

Manager Andrea Plaid (left) for Colorlines' Drop the i-word campaign, Jose Antonio Vargas, and Fernando Chavez inside The New York Times building to deliver signatures urging the publication to stop using the term "illegal" when describing undocumented immigrants. (Photo by Erin Zipper via Colorlines)

Drop ‘Illegal,’ Say 70K to The Times

Culture, Immigration, Media April 24, 2013 at 2:34 pm

Colorlines reports that Jose Antonio Vargas, Fernando Chavez – the son of Cesar Chavez – and dozens of supporters gathered to deliver 70,000 signatures to The New York Times, calling on the publication to stop using the term “illegal immigrant.”

AP Drops ‘Illegal Immigrant,’ The Times Also Reconsidering

AP Drops ‘Illegal Immigrant,’ The Times Also Reconsidering

Culture, Immigration, In the News, Latino, Media April 2, 2013 at 11:50 pm

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.

The Jewish Daily Forward editorial: The Jewish Sulzberger

NY Times’ Sulzberger Obit Criticized for Omitting his Jewish Heritage

Media, Religion October 10, 2012 at 4:49 pm

The Jewish Daily Forward notes in an editorial that the New York Times obituary of its legendary former publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, failed to mention his Jewish background.

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NY Times Takes Heat For Decision on ‘Illegal Immigrants’

Immigration, Media October 10, 2012 at 3:48 pm

The New York Times decision last week to continue using the controversial term “illegal immigrant” is raising criticism from some ethnic and Latino media outlets.

Opinion: Here’s Why the Bronx Can’t Be More Like Brooklyn

Bronx, Economy, In the News July 25, 2012 at 2:20 pm

The Bronx journalist Bernard L. Stein had some answers this week to the question recently posed by the New York Times Magazine columnist Adam Davidson: “Why Can’t the Bronx Be More Like Brooklyn?” Stein argued in The Riverdale Press that the Bronx’s troubles can be traced to bad governance.

Harlem resident and firefighter Khalid Baylor is one of a crop of non-white new recruits to the FDNY. (Photo by DNAinfo/Jeff Mays)

Voices in Focus: FDNY Exam Draws Record Number of Minorities, Women

Crime, Culture May 11, 2012 at 1:15 pm

New details in the ongoing story of sex abuse in Brooklyn’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities; a record number of aspiring women and minority firefighters; a dogged principal takes on a troubled school; an immigrant sports fan muses over racism in the stands; and two public art projects that address immigrant workers’ rights.