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In an effort to encourage greater civic participation among Hispanic residents, such as these women shopping at the corner of Roosevelt Avenue and National Street, CB3 will become the first community board in Queens to provide Spanish translation during its meetings.

CB3 will simulcast in Spanish

In the News, Latino, Queens November 8, 2011 at 10:26 am

In an effort to inform more residents of plans for development and municipal expenditures, a Queens community board plans to simulcast its proceedings in Spanish.

Accusations against Chinatown market found false

Accusations against Chinatown market found false

East Asian, Manhattan November 7, 2011 at 12:39 pm

After a worker at the Dak Cheong Meat Market misheard “dog” for “duck,” a report out of a Minneapolis TV station accused the store of animal cruelty and of participating in the dog meat trade. The accusations were found to be false.

Heroes for the 99 percent: Superheroes and supervillains converged outside of the New York Stock Exchange on Halloween morning for a piece of street theatre organized by performance artist and Occupy Wall Street activist Gan Golan (in orange).

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #4

Economy, Featured Posts, New York November 2, 2011 at 3:39 pm

More coverage from the ethnic and community press on “Occupy Wall Street.”

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #3

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #3

Economy, Featured Posts, New York October 26, 2011 at 3:41 pm

Continuing coverage from the ethnic and community press, this time digging underneath the surface of the protests.

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #2

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #2

Economy, New York, Uncategorized October 19, 2011 at 5:26 pm

Continuing with Oct 14’s wrap-up on “Occupy Wall Street,” more coverage from the ethnic and community press.

Chinatown residents associations join the procession.

“Occupy Wall Street” media wrap-up #1

Economy, New York, Uncategorized October 17, 2011 at 4:02 pm

A selection of coverage on Occupy Wall Street from New York’s ethnic and community media.

“Polish concentration camps” in CNN and NPR

Eastern European, In the News, New York October 11, 2011 at 4:37 pm

This time it was National Public Radio and CNN who used the defamatory statement “Polish concentration camps.” The unfortunate phrase was used in reports on the reopening in Germany of hundreds of investigations into suspected Nazi camp guards. The decision to reopen the investigations is connected with the trial ofRead More

Spanish-language media stays strong as English-language media struggles

Spanish-language media stays strong as English-language media struggles

Caribbean, Central American, In the News, New York, South American September 7, 2011 at 8:47 pm

Over the past year, Hispanic media performed better than its English-language counterparts in the U.S., according to a news study from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism. Spanish-language print circulation declined overall, but not nearly as much as English-language print publications. In fact, Spanish-language daily newspaper circulation actuallyRead More