Politicians in the Korean community met with industry representatives to discuss ways to avoid a crackdown by state authorities on the salons, Korea Daily reports.
People at Union Square talked about language, and commented on the damage and power of words used in the mainstream media.
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.
If back in January it was virtually impossible to apply for the new municipal ID in New York, an El Diario reporter shows that the process has been expedited.
CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” looks at whether ethnic and community publications can fill the “news hole” left by the Daily News’ shut down of its outer borough bureaus. Also in the episode, what the addition of two Muslim holidays to the public school calendar means for the community, and a K-pop dance studio with a diverse audience.
Investigative reporter Tom Robbins stops by CUNY TV’s “Eldridge & Co.” to talk about the interviews, observations and research that went into his story – which recently appeared on the front page of The New York Times – on the unprecedented charges brought against Attica Prison guards for the “brutal beating” of an inmate.
Taiwanese eatery BaoHaus on East 14th St. is seeing an uptick in business thanks to the success of ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” which is based on the memoirs of BaoHaus owner Eddie Huang, reports World Journal.
New York’s ethnic media has garnered newfound respect in recent years, and now it should get its “fair share” of advertising, Sing Tao Daily’s Lotus Chau writes in an opinion piece.
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, executive director of the Center for Community and Ethnic Media, has decided to step down from his position effective Jan. 5.
Maria Hinojosa talks with Amsterdam News about a new documentary series illustrating her signature “America by the Numbers” analysis of demographic changes across the country.
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.
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 honored Voices of NY for serving as a bridge between mainstream society, immigrant populations and communities of color.
Former employees and their supporters rallied against El Diario’s Argentine owner, impreMedia.