The FilAm in Print

The FilAm in Print

Media, New York, Southeast Asian March 15, 2018 at 12:41 pm

In its seventh year as an online magazine, The FilAm has released its first print edition.

Black Media: Basir Mchawi, Moderator and host of Education at the Crossroads on WBAI-FM, Nayaba Arinde, Editor, The Amsterdam News; Wuyi Jacobs of Afrobeat Radio, a public affairs and music show on WBAIFM; David Greaves, co-founder and publisher of Our Time Press and native Brooklyn filmmaker Attika J. Torrence (Photo via Our Time Press)

A Conversation on Black Media

Black, Brooklyn, Media March 7, 2018 at 11:28 am

Journalists exchanged ideas for promoting and sustaining Black media at a roundtable in Brooklyn, Our Time Press reports.

‘The Political Resistance of Haitian Radio Stations’

‘The Political Resistance of Haitian Radio Stations’

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Media, Video February 20, 2018 at 5:28 pm

BRIC TV visits Radio Soleil, one of dozens of radio stations in Brooklyn serving the Haitian community.

Antonio Flores-Lobos and Mariel Fiori (Photo by Manuel Blas via La Voz)

La Voz Launches Daily Radio Show in Kingston

Media, Metro Area February 5, 2018 at 4:55 pm

Editors of the Hudson Valley magazine La Voz started a daily radio show at WKNY Radio Kingston, which switched its programming from commercial music to community-oriented, La Voz reports.

At former City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-viverito's farewell ethnic media roundtable in December: (l. to r.) Erica Gonzalex, Juana Ponce de Leon and Melissa Mark-viverito (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Ethnic Media Relations and Other Council Staffers Let Go

Media, New York January 24, 2018 at 5:27 pm

The new City Council speaker has let several staffers in the public tech division go. Sing Tao Daily spoke with Juana Ponce de León, who was director of media diversity and relations for former Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.

Schneps Buys Noticia

Schneps Buys Noticia

Long Island, Media January 16, 2018 at 4:10 pm

Schneps Communications has acquired Noticia, a family-run Spanish-language newspaper serving Long Island, reports QNS.

(Photo via The Wave)

The Wave Marks 125 Years

Brooklyn, History, Media January 10, 2018 at 4:06 pm

In a story on its 125th year, The Wave describes the tragedy in 1892 that led to its inaugural issue, and a more recent disaster that caused it to stop publishing for the first time in more than a century.

The front page of Zenka Sunqu’s Fall/Winter 2017 issue. (Image courtesy of Zenka Sunqu via Brooklyn Paper)

A Brooklyn Paper Published in Indigenous Languages

Brooklyn, Latino, Media January 9, 2018 at 4:32 pm

Zenka Sunqu, a Williamsburg-based newspaper published in English, Spanish, Nahuatl and Quechua, gives a voice to indigenous peoples, reports Brooklyn Paper.


A Letter from Bklyner

Brooklyn, Media January 3, 2018 at 1:51 pm

Bklyner publisher and editor Liena Zagare announced the results of a subscription drive in December to save the media outlet.

(Photo by Karen Pennar for Voices of NY)

NYC Speaker Holds Final Roundtable with Ethnic Press

Melissa Mark-Viverito, who is leaving the City Council and her position as speaker at the end of the month, spoke with reporters at her final ethnic media roundtable.

RiverheadLOCAL Goes Bilingual

RiverheadLOCAL Goes Bilingual

Long Island, Media December 5, 2017 at 12:13 pm

RiverheadLOCAL said it will begin publishing in Spanish.

Walter Smith, Jr. (Photo provided to Amsterdam News)

New York Beacon Publisher Dies

Media November 16, 2017 at 4:17 pm

Amsterdam News recounts the dedication of New York Beacon publisher Walter Smith to the African-American newspaper industry in a story on his sudden passing.

Mariel Fiori (Photo via La Voz)

Opinion: ‘Why Are We Marginalized?’

Demographics, Latino, Media, Opinion November 6, 2017 at 4:59 pm

La Voz managing editor Mariel Fiori discusses how Latinos are marginalized “in the news and media in general, not to mention other spaces.”

(Image from Forward's 120 Year Gala announcement)

Marking 120 Years of ‘Outstanding Jewish Journalism’

Jewish, Media, New York November 3, 2017 at 4:45 pm

The Forward is marking its 120th anniversary this month, and a story reviews the venerable publication’s history.

NAM, Pacific News Service, to Close

NAM, Pacific News Service, to Close

Media November 2, 2017 at 5:20 pm

New America Media will cease operations as of Nov. 30, the organization reported in a press release on its website.