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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.

BRIC TV

‘From Politicking to Publishing’

Jewish, Media, New York, Video July 31, 2017 at 3:40 pm

Michael Tobman, former aide to Sen. Chuck Schumer and now the publisher of New York Jewish Life, speaks to BRIC TV about the state of print media and the diverse Jewish communities targeted by the publication.

City Launches New Anti-Bias Campaign

City Launches New Anti-Bias Campaign

Communities, Immigration, Media, New York May 23, 2017 at 4:49 pm

New York City is launching a new anti-discrimination campaign, #YouHaveRightsNYC.

New York City Council member and chair of the Immigration Committee Carlos Menchaca, addressing the 15th Annual Ippies Awards. (Screen shot from CCEM video)

15th Year Ippies Are Awarded

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Government, Media, New York, Video May 19, 2017 at 4:12 pm

City Council member Carlos Menchaca addressed the 15th annual Ippies Awards May 18, which were held by the Center for Community and Ethnic Media and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. The Red Hook Star-Revue, BKLYNER and BRIC TV were among the first place winners.

Radio-TV hosts Victor Topaller (left) and George Tsikhiseli. (Screenshots via BRIC TV)

‘Two Mics in Brighton Beach’

Brooklyn, Eastern European, Media May 4, 2017 at 3:48 pm

In “Two Mics in Brighton Beach,” produced for BRIC TV’s BK Stories show, two Russian-speaking radio-TV hosts with different point of views discuss Trump, Russia and immigration.

(Photo via Reporte Hispano flyer via Wikimedia Commons)

Fake News Creates Confusion Among Latinos

Latino, Media, Metro Area May 1, 2017 at 5:44 pm

Hispanic communities in New Jersey are being targeted by fake news – for example, that Trump would allow Ecuadoreans or Cubans to enter the U.S. without a visa – that have sowed confusion, Reporte Hispano reports.

Members of theBLOX TV team (l-r) Richard ‘HQ’ Washington, Gillian Todd, Marco Shalma, Christen Quinones, Brigid Owino, Isaac Rouse, Tyler ‘PSwitch’ Dow. (Image courtesy of BLOX TV via Bronx Times)

Celebrating the Bronx Via an Online Platform

Bronx, Culture, Media March 22, 2017 at 1:42 pm

A new online platform, theBLOX TV, is offering Bronxites original content about their borough, reports Bronx Times.

Boro Park (Photo by Robert S, Creative Commons license)

Grocery Stores and Newspapers at Odds in Boro Park

Brooklyn, Jewish, Media January 25, 2017 at 5:19 pm

A dispute between grocery stores and Orthodox Jewish publications in Boro Park has publishers turning to alternative means of distribution in a community where newspapers are flourishing. The Forward takes a look at the conflict.

Stringer on City Contracts with Asian Americans and More

Stringer on City Contracts with Asian Americans and More

Business, East Asian, Immigration, Media, New York, Politics January 24, 2017 at 12:52 pm

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer spoke about city contracting with Asian-American businesses and other topics at the office of Korea Daily in Long Island City.

Chika Onyeani: A Tribute

Chika Onyeani: A Tribute

African, Black, Media January 9, 2017 at 1:51 pm

A piece that appeared in Black Star News and Our Time Press remembers African Sun Times publisher Dr. Chika Onyeani and his many contributions to the African diaspora.

A Borough-Wide Take on Brooklyn

A Borough-Wide Take on Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Media January 4, 2017 at 1:42 pm

Ditmas Park Corner, Sheepshead Bites and other Brooklyn sites have been merged under BKLYNER.com.

The Ethnic Vote for Trump Explained

The Ethnic Vote for Trump Explained

Communities, Elections 2016, Media, Video December 1, 2016 at 5:26 pm

CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” looks at why some in the Latino, South Asian and other communities voted for Donald Trump.

Newspaper racks in Manhattan. (Photo by Anuz Thapa for Voices of NY)

Newspaper Racks: A First for Nepalese Papers in NYC 

Featured Posts, Media, New York, South Asian, Voices' Picks December 1, 2016 at 2:51 pm

Vishwa Sandesh became the first Nepalese paper to have sidewalk racks set up in Queens and Manhattan. Will it give the publication an edge in the competitive Nepalese newspaper market?

Left to right: Sarah Bartlett, Dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Julie Menin, Commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Karen Pennar and Jehangir Khattak, Co-directors of the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at the J-School. (Photo by Marco Poggio/CUNY Graduate School of Journalism)

CUNY J-School Awarded $1M to Train Community and Ethnic Journalists

Education, Media, New York June 27, 2016 at 5:39 pm

Community and ethnic media outlets will receive new training in digital journalism thanks to a grant awarded to the CUNY Journalism School by the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment.

Ethnic media participants at a recent panel called by the Asian American Business Development Center (Photo via The Korea Times)

Discussing Cooperation between Ethnic Media Outlets

Media, New York June 22, 2016 at 5:19 pm

Representatives of different media outlets recently met to discuss cooperation, reports The Korea Times.