Post Tagged with: "Center for Community and Ethnic Media"

(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.

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.

Honoring Winners at the 14th Annual Ippies Awards

Honoring Winners at the 14th Annual Ippies Awards

Featured Posts, Media, New York, Voices' Picks June 3, 2016 at 5:34 pm

City Comptroller Scott Stringer addressed a lively crowd at the 14th annual Ippies Awards, given by the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism to honor the best work of the community and ethnic press in the metropolitan area.

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.

Co-Directors of CCEM Named

Co-Directors of CCEM Named

Media April 27, 2015 at 11:14 am

Karen Pennar and Jehangir Khattak have been named co-directors of the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (right) speaks with members of the community and ethnic media at City Hall, Dec. 11, 2014.

Council Speaker Vows Greater Access for Community, Ethnic Press

Featured Posts, Government, Media December 11, 2014 at 11:21 pm

Melissa Mark-Viverito met with members of the community and ethnic media to offer greater access to City Hall and encourage reporting on the Council’s legislative role.

Garry Pierre-Pierre

Pierre-Pierre to Step Down

Featured Posts, Media, New York, Voices' Picks December 10, 2014 at 2:39 pm

Garry Pierre-Pierre, executive director of the Center for Community and Ethnic Media, has decided to step down from his position effective Jan. 5.

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña answering a question, with Deputy Chancellor Dorita Gibson (Photo by Jiwon Choi/Voices of NY)

Schools Chancellor Fariña Speaks with Ethnic Media

Education, Featured Posts, Government, New York June 10, 2014 at 10:42 pm

Carmen Fariña discussed universal pre-K, English language learners and school holidays.

Community and Ethnic Press Feted at Ippies Awards

Community and Ethnic Press Feted at Ippies Awards

Featured Posts, Media, New York, Video, Voices' Picks June 5, 2014 at 10:23 pm

The Center for Community and Ethnic Media at CUNY’s J School distributed awards June 5.

From left to right Michael Yellin, Director of Communications at LRA Consulting, Richie Steier, Editor of the civil-service newspaper "The Chief-Leade, Lenore Friedlaender, of 32BJ SEIU, and Cara Noel the Communications Director at NYC Central Labor Council.

Ethnic and Labor Issues Converge

Featured Posts, Labor, Media May 2, 2014 at 3:38 pm

At a May 1 panel, experts discussed opportunities for historic coverage of city labor issues.

Left to right: Rong Xiaoqing, Erica Pearson, Jehangir Khattak (Photo by Jiwon Choi for Voices of NY)

How the Media Covers Immigration Issues

Featured Posts, Immigration, Media, Voices' Picks February 13, 2014 at 8:04 pm

Personal stories, told naturally and with detail, are key, three journalists said Thursday.

David Ushery and Garry Pierre-Pierre (Image via video)

Voices of NY’s Top 20 on NBC NY

Featured Posts, Media, Video December 20, 2013 at 5:29 pm

CCEM’s Garry Pierre-Pierre is interviewed by David Ushery.

Top 20 stories of 2013 (photo collage by Jiwon Choi, Voices of NY)

Voices of NY’s Top 20 for 2013

Featured Posts, Top 20 Stories of 2013, Voices' Picks December 19, 2013 at 7:14 pm

High-impact stories from community and ethnic media outlets.

The Talking Transition tent is located on the corner of Canal and 6th Avenue. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan / Voices of NY)

Lively Discussions Fuel Talks at Transition Tent

Elections 2013, Government, Housing, In the News, New York November 11, 2013 at 9:46 pm

An open forum addressed solutions to the affordable housing conundrum, as part of larger Talking Transition initiative.

Talking Transition canvassers fan out across the city hoping to gauge what New Yorkers are looking for in the next mayoral administration. (Photo courtesy of Talkingtransitions.com)

Engaging Communities Through Ethnic Media

Communities, Elections 2013 November 8, 2013 at 6:14 pm

“Engaging New York’s Immigrant Communities Through Ethnic Media” is but one of many panels to be sponsored by Talking Transition, a new grass-roots endeavor aimed at soliciting ideas from New Yorkers for the city’s new mayoral administration. The panel will be held November 12.