African American Media on the Death of Michael Brown in Ferguson

African American Media on the Death of Michael Brown in Ferguson

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Aug 19, 2014

The political negligence of black leadership over the last 30 years has produced an existential threat to the black community.


From India to the U.S., Shreeja Sharma’s Path to Desi 1170AM


New America Media, News Feature, Lauren Seward, Posted: Apr 24, 2014

That August, they packed up their belongings and prepared to, once again, call a new country “home."


Fear, Language and Money -- San Jose Ethnic Media Tackle Barriers to Citizenship


New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Jan 23, 2014

More than 8 million immigrants in the U.S. have green cards and are eligible for U.S. citizenship. Yet only 8 percent become citizens each year.

Va. House of Delegates Candidates Appeal to Ethnic Press


Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Oct 24, 2013

Virginia’s gubernatorial race between Democrat Terry McAuliffe and state Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli dominates headlines, but on Tuesday, Nov. 5, Virginians also vote for House of Delegates candidates.

Obama Makes Case For Syria, But Not With Ethnic Media


The Root, News Report, Posted: Sep 11, 2013

Black-oriented TV networks didn't get interviews with the president -- and neither did Univision or Al-Jazeera.


Lily Chen: A Fortunate Decision


New America Media, Profile, Sam Pearson, Posted: Apr 17, 2013

Chen used to type up stories produced on typewriters into primitive early 1990s computer systems for her father.


The Arab American News: Kay Siblani’s Story is Our Story


The Arab American News, Commentary, Osama Siblani, Posted: Jan 08, 2013

The first Arab American weekly bilingual newspaper debuted on January 23, 1985 thanks to Marianna Kay Siblani.


Eye on Elections: Latino Voters Decry Gov. Brown's Vetoes


New America Media, Audio, Hana Baba, KALW, Interview with Marcos Gutierrez, Posted: Oct 11, 2012

"Hecho en California" host Marcos Gutierrez says Latinos are frustrated with Gov. Brown's vetoes of bills that aimed to promote immigrant rights.


Increasing the Relevance of Minority Voters, from an Ethnic Media Perspective


New America Media, News Analysis, Julie Pham, Posted: Oct 04, 2012

According to the Public Disclosure Commission and a survey of local ethnic media, less than $30,000 was spent across 27 ethnic media outlets for campaign advertising in 2011.


Ethnic Media Journalists Honored at Awards Gala in SF


New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jul 20, 2012

New America Media handed out awards to honor the best in ethnic media journalism for Northern and Central California.

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