NNPA President Benjamin Chavis Envisions Black Press as Mainstream

NNPA President Benjamin Chavis Envisions Black Press as Mainstream

Washington Informer, News Report, Hazel Trice Edney, triceedneywire.com, Posted: Dec 31, 2014

Civil rights leader Benjamin Chavis says he envisions Black newspapers as becoming the "new mainstream" rather than an alternative press as it is often called.


5 Black Women to Watch Online in 2015


VoiceWaves / New America Media, Commentary, Deonna Anderson, Posted: Dec 29, 2014

A reporter shares her reasons for preferring online entertainment, and offers her picks for the top Black female content creators.


Distrust: A Legacy of Media Segregation


New America Media, News Analysis, James McGrath Morris, Posted: Dec 18, 2014

The selective perceptions of whites and blacks, shaped by different historical media experiences, feed their dissimilar interpretation of events.

Mexicans Urge National Strike for Revolucion #Ayotzinapa


AL DÍA NEWS, News Report, Ana Gamboa, Posted: Nov 17, 2014

Mexican social media users are urging the country to go on a national strike Nov. 20, under the hashtags #YaMeCanse and #AyotzinapaSomosTodos.


Reinventing an Ethnic Newspaper As a Cultural Institution


Nichi Bei, Commentary, Jon Funabiki, Posted: Nov 12, 2014

While daily newspapers across the country battle for their lives, a scrappy little ethnic newspaper in San Francisco’s Japantown is discovering new ways to survive. It is the Nichi Bei Weekly, and it’s become my poster child for the special role that ethnic news media can play in their communities.

Ben Bradlee, Newspaper Editor of Watergate Fame, Dies at 93


The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 22, 2014

The former Washington Post executive editor who directed its Watergate coverage also struggled with how to cover and manage racial issues in his newsroom during the 1970s


Korean TV Show Tackles Taboo Subject of Mental Illness


New America Media, News Report, YeoJin Kim, Posted: Oct 15, 2014

A TV drama set in the mental health ward of a hospital is sparking conversations in South Korea.

Vietnamese Independent Reporters Become Martyrs For Their Paper's Cause


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Oct 07, 2014

Redemptorist News journalists have been jailed, harassed, and had their passports revoked for reporting on human rights.


José Luis Sierra, in Memoriam


La Opinión, Commentary, Gabriel Lerner, Translated by Elena Shore, Posted: Sep 08, 2014

Journalist José Luis Sierra was a symbol of Hispanic journalism in Los Angeles.

Broadcast TV pioneer & KTSF owner Lillian Lincoln Howell


KTSF, News Report, Posted: Sep 05, 2014

TV pioneer and longtime owner of the San Francisco Bay Area television station KTSF Lillian Lincoln Howell died peacefully at her South Bay home on August 31.

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