Posts Tagged ‘New America Media’

The WORD Is Not an Award Winning Publication

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

But its student journalists win lots and lots of awards. Such As.

It was invited – the only faculty-supervised student publication to be invited – to that big soiree: 2009 National Ethnic Media Awards & Expo. Sponsored by New America Media.

How about an amen?

From New American Media: Inside Black-Asian Violence – It’s Not About Race

Friday, May 7th, 2010

By Amanze Emenike
Via New America Media
YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Commentary Posted: Apr 21, 2010

[NAM Editor’s Note: Recent attacks on Asian Americans by Black teenagers in San Francisco have led some to speculate that ethnic tensions in the city are on the rise. But one young black man who was taught by his peers to rob Asians and Latinos in the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood says it’s not really about race. Amanze Emenike, 22, is a content producer for YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia]

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For Ethnic Communities, a Year of Stimulus Not Enough

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

New America Media, Commentary, Aaron Glantz, Posted: February 20, 2010

It was one year ago that this week that President Obama signed the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, better known as the stimulus package. It’s the biggest investment in our country since the Great Depression, but in this commentary I show how for most of us, a year of stimulus is not enough.

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Tea Party Dabbles in Immigration Politics

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

“The Tea Party movement has energized activism against President Obama’s vision for immigration reform. The link between tea partiers and immigration politics developed last summer, when the impact of illegal immigration on the health care system became a prominent side issue in town hall debates. Since then, illegal immigration has steadily gained ground on the Tea Party agenda.” — Article by Marcelo Ballvé for New America Media.

Read more here.

The WORD & New America Media

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

The WORD is participating in NAM’s content exchange project and has signed up to join the ethnic media association.

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.