John Rudolph speaks with Indrani Sen, the new editor of Voices of NY, about the project’s mission and what kind of stories they hope to focus on in the future.
The term “illegal immigrant” was spread across the media this week, as the Supreme Court heard arguments on Arizona’s immigration law. Some say the term is offensive and inaccurate.
This week’s podcast features a story produced by Abdulai Bah for our radio partner WNYC. Bah explains how West African immigrants in the U.S. use free conference-call services—like those used in office meetings—to DJ their own radio shows.
Kim Ima – half Jewish, half Japanese – runs the Treats Truck in New York City. She sells Passover sweets as a lucky “Maneki Neko” cat statue looks on.
Rong Xiaoqing, a reporter with the Chinese-language newspaper Sing Tao Daily, is covering the scandal involving NYC Comptroller John Liu.
While Latinos and other immigrants in New York are at high risk for obesity and diabetes, there is no coordinated effort to reach these groups with information on how to improve their diet.
Record numbers of immigrants are being detained and deported under President Obama’s get-tough immigration enforcement policy. Listen to a podcast of journalists and activists discussing disturbing abuses in the detention system.
Annie Correal and Daniel Alarcón of Radio Ambulante talk about their love of radio storytelling and their new series of Spanish-language stories.
Maggi seasoning was invented in the 19th Century in Switzerland. Today immigrants from across the globe call it a “taste of home.”
In this podcast reporter Aurora Almendral explores the magical world of Maggi, complete with recipes.
With Greece’s economy reeling and its unemployment rate at about 18 percent, some Greeks are trying their luck in the U.S. In this podcast, journalist Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska introduces us to some of those Greeks in Astoria, Queens. The story originally aired on WNYC Radio.