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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.

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.