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(Image via El Diario-La Prensa).

El Diario Kicks Off 100th Anniversary

Brooklyn, History, In the News, Latino, Media, Voices' Picks March 20, 2013 at 5:39 pm

El Diario/La Prensa, America’s oldest daily newspaper in Spanish, will turn 100 on October 12. To celebrate this milestone, the Brooklyn-based newspaper issued a commemorative supplement and announced a series of community events, including a web page for readers to share their stories.

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.

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Carib News Marks 30 Years as ‘Bridge Between Peoples of Color’

African American, Caribbean, Media October 5, 2012 at 12:19 pm

New York Carib News celebrated its 30th anniversary last month and in a piece headlined “Looking to the Future” addressed the challenges of a changing media landscape while tipping its hat to the Freedom Journal, America’s first Black newspaper launched in the 1820s.

Voices in Focus: MTV to Cast African New Yorkers for African Interview Show

Economy, Media, Video April 27, 2012 at 1:30 pm

MTV Base MEETS, an interview show that runs on African MTV networks, seeks young Africans living in NYC; an ethnic newspaper editor argues against handing out newspapers for free; the library system tackles unemployment; and some more coverage of the Ippies awards.