Media

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.

Bklyner

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.

Tablet en Español

Tablet Now Also en Español

Jewish, Media November 2, 2017 at 5:13 pm

The editor-in-chief of Tablet Magazine writes about how a conversation at “the only state-wide gathering of the Jews of Maine” eventually led to the publication starting “Tablet en Español.”

Bushwick Daily for Sale

Bushwick Daily for Sale

Brooklyn, Media November 2, 2017 at 4:41 pm

Bushwick Daily, the digital site that has tracked change, art and development in Bushwick, is up for sale.

#BHeard: Arab-American Teens Speak Up

#BHeard: Arab-American Teens Speak Up

Brooklyn, Media, Middle Eastern, Video October 24, 2017 at 3:59 pm

BRIC TV presents a conversation between two teenage friends – the host of a radio show for young Arab women in Brooklyn and a Yemeni immigrant.

Rita Henley Jensen (Photo via Women's eNews)

Women’s eNews Founder Dies

Media, Women October 18, 2017 at 7:35 pm

Women’s eNews reports the death of founder Rita Henley Jensen.

Makilala co-hosts and co-producers (from left) Jen Furer, Cristina DC Pastor, and Rachelle Ocampo share a laugh before the camera goes live. (Photo via The FilAm)

BronxNet Debuts Its First FilAm Program

Bronx, Media, Southeast Asian September 5, 2017 at 2:39 pm

“Makilala TV,” the first Filipino-American TV talk show in the NYC metro area, has joined BronxNet TV, reports The FilAm.