Posts Tagged ‘The WORD’

From New America Media: Korean Media Cheer Reporters’ Release

Monday, August 17th, 2009

New America Media News Report, Anthony Advincula and Eunji Jang, Posted: Aug 04, 2009
Editor’s Note: Eunji Jang is a creative writing major and media studies major at Hunter College and a writer for the WORD.

NEW YORK — As the news spread about the release of two U.S. journalists from a North Korean prison, the biggest question for some Korean ethnic media is: How about the South Koreans the North has been holding as hostages for years?

Read full story here.

Message from Eunji Jang: “I wrote an article with Oni [NAM New York City Editor AKA Anthony Advinclua} a week ago, and Oni told me it was featured on yahoo. We had only 2 hours to write it and we wrote it with our blackberries!

Former WORD Writer Pens Piece for Huffington Post

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Click here for Aida Alami’s Is There Life After New York.

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“Who told you I was running for Mayor?” New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. Said in Jest to a WORD Senior Editor a Few Years Ago

Monday, August 10th, 2009
WORD Senior Editor Jonathan Mena, far left. Former WORD Senior Editor Daniel Allen, sitting to right of Thompson.

WORD Senior Editor Jonathan Mena, far left. Former WORD Senior Editor Daniel Allen, sitting to right of Thompson.

From a November 1, 2007, WORD article: When asked by WORD senior editor and senior producer Jonathan Mena if his motivation for convening with young reporters was linked to a mayoral bid, Thompson replied, jokingly, “Who told you I was running for mayor?” Articles in several news/magazine publications, however, described him as a strong contender for the 2009 mayoral contest.

So, Thompson’s office was recently emailed a request for another meeting with the WORD.

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More Than 200 Ethnic Myriad Media Outlets Publish Editorial Supporting Immigration Reform

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO – More than 200 ethnic media outlets across the United States are publishing editorials this week urging the White House and Congress to quickly enact “a just and humane” immigration reform package. More are expected to publish the editorial over this week and next.

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Hunter Alumna Published Book As Student – And No One Knew?

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

I inadvertently discovered this info about Meredith Deliso and posted on Hunter-L, the College Listserv for general communication:

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From Around the World They Came

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

By Senior Editor/Producer Jonathan Mena

 

I interviewed people from Ethiopia, Cambodia, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Sardinia, India … Milwaukee !!!


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Inauguration Update: Must See Video

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

By Senior Producer/Editor Jacqueline Fernandez (With Technical Assistance from Jonathan Mena)

Today (Monday, January 19) — Jonathan Mena and I got a call from our colleague Luis Mostacero that there might be a chance for us to get press credentials to attend the Inauguration of Barack Obama. The challenged: Jonathan and I had to dash through congested, convoluted Washington D.C. traffic to make it to the Russell Senate Office Building in 30 minutes– or else!

See Them Run!

Picture below by Jacqueline Fernandez

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The WORD at the 2009 Inauguration – Update: Luis Mostacero, Jacqueline Fernandez and Jonathan Mena Have Press Credentials

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Luis made it happen.