The publishing conglomerate is seeking a buyer for its Community Newspaper Group, which includes The Brooklyn Paper, the Brooklyn Courier, and the Queens-based Times Ledger.
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 new report finds.
This center is unique from others housed ata journalism school because its central mission is to train and help sustain the community and ethnic media. It provides research and leadership opportunities unmatched anywhere in the United Statescontinue reading →
The Center for Community and Ethnic Media will produce market research about this media segment, as well as topic-driven “white papers,” case studies and best practice manuals. We will become a national clearinghouse for information related to community and ethnic publications.continue reading →
The center offers training workshops in new technologies and fundamental journalism skills, and reporting fellowships.continue reading →
Panel: Latino Issues and The 2013 NYC Elections
On Oct. 2, 2013, journalists and Latino political experts gathered to discuss Hispanic issues and the upcoming elections, including how Adolfo Carrión's run for mayor as the Indpendence Party candidate will impact the community.
The panelists were Erica González, Editor of El Diario-La Prensa; Debralee Santos, Editor of Manhattan Times & The Bronx Free Press; Carlos Vargas Ramos, Research Associate at Hunter College's Center for Puerto Rican Studies, and Raysa Castillo, Esq., President of the Dominican Women's Caucus. Maite Junco, Editor of Voices of NY at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism moderated.
The one-year grant from the Ford Foundation’s Freedom of Expression Unit will go toward producing in-depth reports about issues that affect the Hispanic community, including immigration, civic and political participation […]continue reading →
An ambitious PBS documentary on the 500-year history of Latinos in America is aimed at a broad audience, its producer said Wednesday. “These stories are not that distant from anyone. […]continue reading →
Even as the number of nonprofit news outlets continues to grow, many organizations are still struggling to find a model for long-term success. A new study from the Pew Research Center found […]continue reading →