Posts Tagged ‘Kisha Allison’

Down Memory Lane: First National Ethnic Media Network to Cover the 2008 Democratic National Convention

Friday, December 25th, 2009

This historic moment included three WORD senior editors: Jonathan Mena, Jacqueline Fernandez and Kisha Allison. Read about it here.

New America Media National Ethnic Media Award Winners

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

This is a quickie alert because I’m trying to wrap up my semester and have been waylaid with last minute stuff. More later about NAM and its June 4-5 convention. Needless to say, NAM – thanks to Jonathan Mena, Kisha Allison, Jacqueline Fernandez and Eunji Jang – really admires Hunter students and does a lot to support them.

On with the quickie:

NAM Media advisory

OUTSTANDING PRINT, WEB AND BROADCAST REPORTING

ATLANTA – New America Media  the nation’s largest association of ethnic media outlets, today announced winners of its National Ethnic Media Awards honoring exceptional contributions to journalism by members of the ethnic media.

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New York Times: Albany Reaches Deal to Repeal ’70s-Era Drug Laws

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Update, Thursday, March 26, from New York Civil Liberties Union: Albany Agreement a Step Toward Dismantling Rockefeller, But Not a Done Deal and Not Repeal. The deal reached in principle … could be an important step toward dismantling New York State’s draconian drug laws. But what has been outlined so far is only an agreement in principle – not law – and it does not fully repeal the Rockefeller Drug Laws.

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I would have preferred “Journalism Students Take Historic Reporting Trip”

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

… instead of the above headline from the recent issue of the Hunter Alumni magazine article about Kisha Allison, Jonathan Mena and Jacqueline Fernandez at the Democratic National Convention. Why?

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The WORD at the 2009 Swearing-in of President-Elect Barack Obama

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Luis Mostacero, Jacqueline Fernandez and Jonathan Mena are heading to the Presidential Inauguration TODAY to make sure they’re in D.C. to engage this historic moment before the anticipated humungous surge inspires The Powers That Be to cut off transportation into the city. A sudden emergency is keeping Kisha Allison from going.

Mostacero has press credentials via his Noticia Hispanoamericana – but also will be writing for the WORD.

 

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Luis Mostacero’s First Inauguration Article

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Click here for the first, but there will be more, Spanish and English. Mostacero, Jonathan Mena and Jacqueline Fernandez are leaving for D.C. Sunday, the 18th. A sudden emergency is keeping Kisha Allison from going.