Posts Tagged ‘ethnic news’

Coming This Semester – More Journalism Ethics and News Responsibility Posts …

Monday, August 10th, 2009

… because I’m revising and upgrading my courses as well as teaching a journalism and news responsibility course. That means more posts and links and connection, like the following from RTNDA, The Association of Electronic Journalists (formerly the Radio, Television News Directors Association which revised its name because of the rapid changes taking place in journalism*): Newsroom Diversity.


Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska + Polish Daily News = SPJ’s New America Media Award

Monday, June 9th, 2008

The award by the Society of Professional Journalists honors public service journalism collaborations that include ethnic media in order to explore and expose an issue of importance to immigrant or ethnic communities in the United States. Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska, who was mentioned or featured in articles written by WORD writers who toured her newspaper, Nowy Dziennik, located in mid town Manhattan, produced a two-part series about New York’s Polish immigrant community for WNYC, New York Public Radio: “Feet in Two Words: Greenpoint Brooklyn.

The second part in the series, “Asbestos Workers Who Toiled Near Ground Zero Sick 6 Years Later,” focused on Polish immigrants living and working in New York. For the report, Kern-Jedrychowska teamed up with WNYC reporter Fred Mogul, who reports on health issues. They told the story of unionized Polish asbestos workers who were assigned to clean-up duties near Ground Zero.


New America Media Executive Director Likes the WORD

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Sandy Close, Executive Editor and Director of New America Media, said, in so many words, in a conversation at the New York Times building in New York City (of course), May 8, that she really liked the WORD (because of its student writers learning and reporting* about ethnic, immigrant issues) and that she wished other colleges repeated the experiment.