IDNYC (Photo via El Diario)

‘Getting the Municipal ID Was That Easy’

Government, Media, New York March 26, 2015 at 4:42 pm

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.

Can Community Press Fill the Void Left by the Daily News?

Can Community Press Fill the Void Left by the Daily News?

Asian, Culture, Media, Muslim March 16, 2015 at 5:58 pm

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.

A Conversation on Investigating Attica

A Conversation on Investigating Attica

Crime, Criminal Justice, Media, New York March 6, 2015 at 3:38 pm

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.

Eddie Huang’s creative spirit also created a Jeremy Lin bao during the peak of Linsanity. (Photo via World Journal)

‘Fresh Off the Boat’ and into BaoHaus

East Asian, Food, Manhattan, Media February 13, 2015 at 8:07 pm

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

Opinion: Ethnic Media Asks ‘Where Is Our Fair Share?’

Media, Opinion January 12, 2015 at 5:54 pm

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.

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.

Maria Hinojosa, founder of the Harlem-based Futuro Media Group, which produces “America by the Numbers.” (Photo via Amsterdam News)

Starting a Conversation About a Changing America

Black, Demographics, Latino, Media December 9, 2014 at 11:52 am

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.

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.