Tag: ethnic media

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An Embarrassing Question From Immigrant Journalists

It’s a query I thought was crude and in your face. But if you’re an undocumented immigrant journalist looking for work, there really is no better way to ask – “do you sponsor?”

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A New Name for Immigrant Journalism – Ethnic Media is now ‘d-Media’

A new name will help re-frame journalism by and for immigrants. Fi2W executive producer John Rudolph explains why diaspora media or ‘d-Media’ makes sense.

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Survival Strategy: Newspaper Serving Haitian Immigrants Embraces Old and New Media

The first in a series of articles exploring how New York City newspapers that serve immigrant readers are coping with the weak economy and changes in the way news is gathered and distributed.

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Hunting for Good Journalism About Immigration

A journalism website highlights well-written stories about immigration. But ethnic media coverage is left on the sidelines.

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Hispanic Media has Ojos on Arizona

Arizona’s tough new immigration law, and the debate over immigration reform continue to dominate the headlines of Spanish-language media.

Fi2W's Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska on Cuny TV
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Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska Covers Polish Immigrant Community’s Reaction to Tragic Plane Crash

In a television interview Kern-Jedrychowska talks about covering events following the death of President Lech Kaczynski, his wife, and many top officials in the April 10th plane crash.

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Senator Graham Now Says He Will Work for Immigration Reform… to Latino Audience

On Spanish-language TV, Sen. Lindsey Graham seemed to backtrack on his warnings that immigration reform would die if Democrats forced the health care overhaul through Congress.

New York newspapers reflect different accounts of what happened Sunday in D.C.

March for Immigration Reform Gets Lost in Health Care Frenzy, Except for Ethnic Media

After the march for immigration reform and the health care vote, the accounts of what happened in D.C. on Sunday varied wildly between Spanish-language media and mainstream outlets.

Female day laborers in Williamsburg, Brooklyn - Photo: Marcin Zurawicz

Female Day Laborers in Brooklyn: FI2W‘s Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska in The New York Times Online

Feet in 2 Worlds and Polish Daily News reporter Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska portrays the daily struggles of Latina and Polish women who seek domestic work in Brooklyn in her latest story for The New York Times.

Claudete Alcântara

Stimulus Saves English Literacy Classes for Immigrants in Massachusetts

The good days have returned for Brazilian immigrant Claudete Alcântara. Thanks to a $50,000 grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), the Everett Literacy Program has reopened its English classes and she is one of 54 students who have now returned to school.