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Written by on March 6, 2013

Legs for journalism’s future – your help is needed

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These are tough days for journalists and especially the ethnic news media. It’s hard to consider a career in the news media when you don’t know much about. And its even harder to get your foot in the door with an unpaid internship when you need to earn money. That’s I’m running in this Sunday, […]

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Written by on September 7, 2012

We are world, so let’s let NATO know that–also a workshop to help you cover the summit

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We speak over 100 languages. We have more than 60 organizations that link us back to the places around the world where we come from. So when NATO’s hundreds of delegates and visitors gather here in the coming days before their summit on May 20-21, think how you can tell the story of your community […]

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Written by on May 9, 2012

Getting all the news: a struggle for the ethnic and local press

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By Vanessa Valentin Jeff Kelly Lowenstein was looking at fatal police shootings in Chicago, and so he began with a Freedom of Information Act request (FOIA) to the Chicago Police Department. It quickly became a lesson for Lowenstein, a reporter for Hoy, a daily Spanish-language newspaper, in the difficulty reporters face in getting needed information. […]

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Written by on October 5, 2011

Let’s hear some applause…Apply for this contest

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Dear Dost, Here’s a chance to gain some more respect for the work of the ethnic news media. The Chicago Headline Club’s annual awards event is coming up and I hope you’ll consider applying for an award. This is the second year also that the group is handing out awards for non-English publications. Of course, […]

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Written by on January 20, 2011