Post Tagged with: "media"

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With End of Kiss FM, an Outlet for Black Voices Silenced

African American, Media May 7, 2012 at 5:23 pm

When 98.7 Kiss FM went silent on April 29 after three decades on the air, the moment marked the demise of one of only two major radio stations that cater to the black community in New York, reported the Amsterdam News.

The new Spanish-language nespaper INDIGNación dedicated an issue to the May Day Occupy Wall Street protests. (Photo by Jenny Marc via GlobalPost)

Media in Focus: A Blog Ends, Another Expands, and a Newspaper is Born

Media, Politics, Video May 7, 2012 at 4:52 pm

As the South-Asian blog Sepia Mutiny takes a bow, a new Spanish-language newspaper with roots in the Occupy Wall Street movement launches and the local news blog DNAinfo expands into all five boroughs.

2012 Ippies Awards: Media Round-up

2012 Ippies Awards: Media Round-up

Media April 19, 2012 at 4:24 pm

Here’s a rundown of coverage from the community and ethnic press of last Thursday’s Ippies Awards, held at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism.

Three of the four panelists at Baruch's discussion of portrayals of Muslims in the media were journalists.(Photo by Jaina Teeluck)

Journalists Debate Media ‘Demonization’ of Muslims

Featured Posts, Media, Middle Eastern March 9, 2012 at 2:50 pm

While one panelist at Thursday’s Baruch College discussion of Muslims in the media called the portrayal of Muslims a “demonization,” others argued that the problem goes both ways — that the Muslim community’s suspicion of the media and “bunker mentality” has led it to a demonize journalists, and to avoid them rather than engage with them.

Black Star News' website

Newsman steers African paper through recession

African, In the News, New York December 15, 2011 at 2:12 pm

Ugandans Abroad interviewed Milton Allimadi, founder of Black Star News, a New York-based publication that covers Uganda and the New York metro area.

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #9

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #9

Economy, Featured Posts, New York December 7, 2011 at 4:26 pm

Weekly wrap-up of articles from the ethnic and community press.

A Polish American radio station comes to the New York region.

Polish American radio coming to NY

Culture, Eastern European, In the News, Metro Area December 6, 2011 at 2:25 pm

A new Polish language radio station launches in December. Polskie Radio USA will air from Teaneck, NJ at frequencies 1160 AM and 1520 AM. The idea for the new station came from Ewa Strzałkowska, formerly a program director for Polskie Radio Nowy Jork 910 AM, which was dissolved half aRead More

Maria Rodriguez of Hunts Point in the South Bronx

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #8

Economy, Featured Posts, New York November 30, 2011 at 4:09 pm

The “Occupy Wall Street” movement continues, branching out into other neighborhoods and other protests.

Captain Tadeusz Wrona at the Polish & Slavic Center in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

Polish Americans outraged over SNL skit

Brooklyn, Eastern European November 29, 2011 at 12:06 pm

Polish Americans are outraged over a “Saturday Night Live” skit that took an ethnic jab at Polish Airlines pilot Tadeusz Wrona, dubbed the “Polish Sully” after he safely landed a plane with malfunctioning landing gear in early November.

Rallying against the Congressional hearing on the "extent of radicalization" in the American Muslim community back in March 2011.

New news outlet serves Muslims

African, In the News, Metro Area November 29, 2011 at 11:43 am

Muslim Community Report will cover the diverse Muslim and African communities in the New York metropolitan area.

Activist Daniel Sieradski addresses the Occupy Wall Street crowd. He says that Jews know very well that exile does not mean the end of a movement or idea.

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #7

Economy, Featured Posts, New York November 22, 2011 at 3:20 pm

Seventh week of coverage on OWS from the ethnic and community press.

Back on the beat for Bob Kappstatter

Bronx, In the News, New York, Politics November 18, 2011 at 3:42 pm

Former Daily News columnist Bob Kappstatter reappears, this time at a conference in Puerto Rico where he found that the Bronx/Brooklyn rivalry had flared up.

Jeff Yang talks about for a Feet in Two Worlds podcast.

Future of journalism can be found in Chinatown

East Asian, In the News, Manhattan November 16, 2011 at 4:52 pm

In a podcast for Feet in 2 Worlds, Yang talks about how the fledgling hyperlocal website seeks to spark debate and conversation within the Chinatown community, as well as reshape conceptions among outsiders of what Chinatown is.

OWS protesters enter Duarte Square on Nov. 15th, 2011.

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #6

Economy November 16, 2011 at 4:09 pm

Weekly coverage on OWS from the ethnic and community press, including on the eviction early Tuesday (Nov. 15) morning.

Demonstrators march in the End-to-End for 99% march from Washington Heights to Wall Street, with State Senator Adriano Espaillat, who helped coordinate the march.

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #5

Economy, Featured Posts, New York November 9, 2011 at 5:36 pm

“Occupy Wall Street” continues to be in the headlines of ethnic and community media.