Report: City Shortchanges Community and Ethnic Press When it Comes to Ad $

The combined circulation of community and ethnic publications in the city is about 4.5 million, equal to 55% of the population, but they receive only about 18% of the roughly $18 million the city spends in ads a year, a report finds.



MOME Supports Community and Ethnic Media with $1 Million Grant

Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) Commissioner Julie Menin and CUNY Graduate School of Journalism (J-School) Dean Sarah Bartlett announced on June 27 that MOME will grant $1 million to the J-School to create new programs to help New York City’s community and ethnic media outlets stay competitive in the current media landscape, and bring them further into the digital age.