Tag: ethnic media

The grieving Chen family

Ippies Highlights: Two Stories from Chinatown

To showcase the best New York City journalism in languages other than English published last year, Voices of NY is running translations of articles that won 2012 Ippies Awards.

Fi2W cleaned up at the Ippies

2012 Ippies Awards: Media Round-up

Fi2W cleaned up at the 2012 Ippies Awards, taking home prizes for best editorial/commentary (2nd place), best video (3rd place) and best audio (2nd and 3rd place).

Souleymane Diallo

Free Conference Call Services are a Vital Link for African Immigrants

Entrepreneurial African immigrants are using conference call technology to distribute “radio stations” that can be dialed into from anywhere in the world. Listen to the story Abdulai Bah produced for our partner, WNYC Radio.

A newspaper stand in Morningside Heights, New York

Ethnic Media Confronts Advertisers Over Lack of Ad Revenue

A heated exchange between ad executives and ethnic media publishers and editors fails to yield a consensus on how small newspapers can attract more advertising.

John Liu gets a hug from a longtime supporter at a recent fundraiser

Podcast: The John Liu Fundraising Scandal – The Top Political Issue for Asian Americans in NY

NYC Comptroller John Liu is a role model for Asian Americans. A federal investigation of his campaign fundraising practices has had a chilling effect on his possible mayoral campaign in 2013.

Jeff Yang talks about OurChinatown

Podcast: The Future of Journalism Can Be Found in Chinatown

Chinatown in Lower Manhattan is not just about great dumplings and shopping. A new “hyperlocal” website, OurChinatown.org, aims to provide a fuller picture of the community.


Spanish-Language Media Closely Tracking Republicans, Tea Party on Immigration

Particularly in editorial pages and TV commentary, Latino-oriented media is analyzing what presidential candidates say about national immigration reform.

Gillibrand's evolution: "On the Immigrant Side" read El Diario's cover on October 18, 2010

Spanish-Language Media Stays Strong as English-Language Media Struggles

Over the past year, Hispanic media performed better than its English-language counterparts in the U.S., according to a new study from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism.

El Diario published a story about same-sex marriage the day after the law took effect in New York

Podcast: Same-Sex Marriage Coverage in Spanish Language Media

In this podcast episode, Fi2W executive producer John Rudolph interviews freelance reporter Monika Fabian and LGBT Latino blogger Andrés Duque of Blabbeando about the Spanish-language media’s coverage of New York’s marriage equality law.

Jose Antonio Vargas

Podcast: Reaction to Jose Antonio Vargas in the Filipino Community

Filipino reporters Cristina DC Pastor and Erwin De Leon give their take on the voluntary “outing” of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas as an undocumented immigrant.