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.



Panel on Immigration Scams

The CUNY Center for Community and Ethnic Media and the USCIS jointly organized a panel on immigration services scams targeting the immigrant communities, at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism on March 24. Panelists included Phyllis Coven, District Director of USCIS NY; Assistant DA Mayerling Rivera of the Manhattan DA Office’s Immigrant Affairs Program; and Camille Mackler, Director of Legal Initiatives at the New York Immigration Coalition.