Posts tagged "media"

Don't expect to see President Obama's immigration speech on network TV

Don't expect to see President Obama's immigration speech on network TV
President Obama is set to deliver a national speech on immigration during prime time Thursday night. As many as 5 million undocumented immigrants may be impacted, including the parents of U.S. citizen children. But good luck finding his speech on network television. ABC, CBS and NBC aren’t expected to air the speech favoring instead The... Read more »

Veteran Latino journalist, Alejandro Escalona, wins Studs Terkel award

Veteran Latino journalist, Alejandro Escalona, wins Studs Terkel award
Alejandro Escalona is one of the four journalists receiving the Studs Terkel Community Media Award Thursday. Given by the Community Media Workshop, celebrating its 25th anniversary, the awards recognize journalists that do work in the spirit of Studs Terkel. Escalona is a veteran journalist with around 30 years of experience primarily in Spanish-language media in... Read more »

Mayor Bloomberg warned about Hurricane Irene in Spanish

Mayor Bloomberg warned about Hurricane Irene in Spanish
As a newcomer to New York City it was interesting for me to observe the city’s response to Hurricane Irene. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg had multiple press conferences before, during and after the storm and was very accessible to the media. One thing that impressed me was that he also made brief statements to the... Read more »
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Maria Hinojosa spoke to women journalists at JAWS10

Photo by Michael Para from npr.org Maria Hinojosa is one of the best-known Latina journalists in the United States and she was the keynote speaker at the Journalism & Women Symposium, JAWS 2010 conference, held this past weekend in Texas. Hinojosa is anchor and managing editor of “Latino USA” on National Public Radio. She previously... Read more »

Carlos Hernandez Gomez will be remembered on Chicago's streets

  Carlos Hernandez Gomez, a beloved and respected Chicago journalist who passed away in January, was honored Friday with a street naming. At the corner of Racine and Grand avenues you can now see a brown city sign that reads Carlos Hernandez Gomez Honorary Way. Family members, friends and colleagues of Carlos came out to... Read more »

Twitter team of 200 assist Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez You may have heard that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is now on Twitter  @chavezcandanga. He joined around six weeks ago and so far he has more than 520,000 followers and is included on almost 18,000 lists. ¡Ay, caramba! I wish I had that many followers. But I’m a one-woman operation and... Read more »
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