Reprint of the map that originally ran in the New York Times, with the offending term circled by The Korea Times (Image from The Korea Times)

Sea of Japan? East Sea? Or Both?

East Asian, Media October 31, 2014 at 3:21 pm

Some Koreans are taking The New York Times to task for referring to the body of water between Korea and Japan as the “Sea of Japan,” The Korea Times reports.

John Czop presents the last printed edition of the Post Eagle. (Photo via Nowy Dziennik)

Polish Weekly ‘Post Eagle’ Suspends Print Edition

Eastern European, Media, Metro Area September 18, 2014 at 1:50 pm

After being in circulation for half a century, the Post Eagle, the English-language Polish-American newspaper, will continue online only, reports Nowy Dziennik.

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. (Photo via office of the Queens borough president)

Queens Borough President Honors Voices of NY

In the News, Media, Muslim, Queens July 7, 2014 at 2:54 pm

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz honored Voices of NY for serving as a bridge between mainstream society, immigrant populations and communities of color.

Oscar Hernandez, Newspaper Guild representative at El Diario (Photo by Jennifer Lehman for Voices of NY)

Protest Over El Diario Layoffs

Featured Posts, Latino, Media, Voices' Picks June 26, 2014 at 6:55 pm

Former employees and their supporters rallied against El Diario’s Argentine owner, impreMedia.

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.

A woman is crying at an memorial altar in Ansan, Korea for the victims of Sewol ferry. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Ad Criticizing Korea’s Park Sparks Controversy

East Asian, Media May 13, 2014 at 12:35 pm

Some local Korean organizations are unhappy about a New York Times advertisement that criticized Korea’s president in the wake of the recent ferry disaster, Korea Daily and The Korea Times report.

Jose Antonio Vargas (with sign) at a Mitt Romney presidential campaign rally in 2011. (Photo courtesy of Apo Anak Productions via Colorlines)

Jose Antonio Vargas Brings His Story to Big Screen

Immigration, Media, Video May 6, 2014 at 5:17 pm

Colorlines speaks to the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas about his film “Documented,” which takes an intimate look at his experiences as an undocumented immigrant.

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.

(Photo by Jiwon Choi/Voices of NY)

De Blasio Talks Policy with City’s Ethnic Media

The mayor discussed affordable housing, immigration and other topics at a roundtable at City Hall.

The radio show "Voices without Borders" is a community project focusing on such topics as migration among indigenous people, education, culture and social justice (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario/La Prensa).

Radio Show Brings Indigenous Communities Together

Central American, Culture, In the News, Media March 21, 2014 at 4:22 pm

A group of Guatemalan immigrants have launched a radio show in Spanish, Quiché and English, which broadcasts from an East Harlem church, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

NYC Comptroller Opens Dialogue with Ethnic Press

NYC Comptroller Opens Dialogue with Ethnic Press

Featured Posts, Government, Media, Voices' Picks March 20, 2014 at 9:00 pm

Stringer discussed audits of NYCHA and diversity in contracting in a Q&A on March 20.

Times Square (Photo by Justin Brown, Creative Commons license)

Community Concern Over Unpaid High-Profile Korean Ads

East Asian, Manhattan, Media March 18, 2014 at 3:36 pm

Unreceived payments for ads on disputed territory and “comfort women” in Times Square have experts worried that this could spell a backlash against Korean promotional efforts in the future, reports The Korea Times.

‘Stop Killing El Diario/La Prensa,’ NiLP Urges

‘Stop Killing El Diario/La Prensa,’ NiLP Urges

Featured Posts, Latino, Media, Voices' Picks March 4, 2014 at 8:58 pm

The departure of top editors threatens the paper’s future, warns the National Institute for Latino Policy.

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.

Koreans Slam NY Post for ‘Lunar-tics’ Headline

Koreans Slam NY Post for ‘Lunar-tics’ Headline

Education, Media January 30, 2014 at 4:32 pm

The Post, which mocked a proposal to make the Lunar New Year a public school holiday, generated widespread condemnation in the Korean community, reports The Korea Times.