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Irene Romulo, she/her, Cicero Independiente
36:27
Hi everyone, greetings from Cicero, IL! I co-founded and help run a bilingual publication in a predominantly Latinx and immigrant town
Jennifer (CCM)
36:51
Here's the link to the report: http://immigrantmediareport.journalism.cuny.edu/
Studio Laptop
38:00
Hello
Jennifer (CCM)
38:15
Welcome, folks! We will be moderating questions. Please drop them in here. And if you would like to introduce yourselves, that would be great too.
Jennifer (CCM)
40:25
And here are some Twitter handles of speakers and the Center. https://twitter.com/CCMNewmarkJ
Jennifer (CCM)
40:37
Speakers:Brenda Murphy and Rocio Tirado (Jambalaya News): https://twitter.com/JambalayaNewsLAGarry Pierre-Pierre (The Haitian Times): https://twitter.com/Pierre2GarryRaj Singh (Punjabi Radio USA): https://twitter.com/PunjabiRadioUSAMalek Abdulsamad (Chicago in Arabic): https://twitter.com/ChicagoInArabic
Ann Alquist
40:59
Ann Alquist with America Amplified. We're a national public radio journalism initiative that is experimenting with different engagement activities, including partnering with local media that serve communities of color. This database is incredible!
Graciela Mochkofsky (CCM)
42:21
Welcome everyone!
Jennifer (CCM)
42:55
If you’re a leader of an immigrant-serving outlet featured in the report, please write the name of your outlet, link to it, and what you think has been the most important way you are serving your community during the current crises.
Claudia-Planeta Venus
42:58
Hi I am Claudia from Wichita Kansas.Online Radio in Spanish www.planetavenus.online
John Heaston
43:47
Hello from John Heaston and Karlha Velasquez in Omaha! https://el-perico.com/ — biggest challenge is starting to take our website seriously and building the boast as we’re crossing the river
MAS
43:49
Hello everyone, I am Malek Abdulsamad with Arabic Media Company. We address the Arabic speaking immigrant community in Major US cities such as Chicago, NYC, LA and others. https://www.facebook.com/ChicagoinArabic
Maritza L. Félix
44:11
Hola desde Arizona… Hi! Here is more on Conecta Arizona: http://www.fi2w.org/conecta-arizona-provides-a-lifeline-to-spanish-speakers-during-the-pandemic/
Kishor Panthi - KHASOKHAS
44:23
Hey, I am Kishor Panthi Editor in chief of Khasokhas, New York based Nepali Media khasokhas.com
Paul Stein
44:56
Hello, I am Paul Stein from Colorado. Our New American Neighbors video programs are produced in 10 non-English/non-Spanish languages - by refugees for refugee communities.
Kit Harrison
45:08
Kit Harrison - Amjambo Africa based in Maine. Articles in 6 languages to increase access to new arrivals. Program of a non-profit.
Paola Jaramillo
45:11
Hola desde North Carolina, https://enlacelatinonc.org/.
Paul Stein
45:25
New American Neighbors: https://www.facebook.com/newamericanneigbhors/
Kit Harrison
45:26
Forgot link: amjamboafrica.com
Alejandro Riano
45:34
Hola desde Wisconsin http://www.miwisconsin.com
Leeza
45:35
Greetings (Parev!) from Watertown, Massachusetts...home of the Armenian Weekly...founded in 1934...and the English counterpart of the Hairenik (1899)...the longest running Armenian language newspaper in the world. www.armenianweekly.com
Christina Oriel
45:36
Christina Oriel - Asian Journal. We are in LA, SF, Vegas and New York. We’ve been investing more in our website www.asianjournal.com
Jennifer (CCM)
45:57
To learn more about Jambalaya News here is our in-depth report: http://immigrantmediareport.journalism.cuny.edu/jambalaya-news/
Paola Jaramillo
46:00
Enlace Latino NC is an independent nonprofit news organization. We are the first digital media in Spanish that covers politics, government, immigration, and community affairs in North Carolina. We publish nonpartisan and truthful journalism, professional and investigative news in several ways: a website, podcast, a radio show and newsletters aimed at different Latino immigrant communities in our region.
Graciela Mochkofsky (CCM)
46:48
As an fyi, we are recording this conversation and will share the link with all of you after the event.
Daniela Gerson
48:48
Sharing from Amira Karaoud: I’m building a training program for teen girls from immigrant community in Kentucky teaching media story telling tools audio, visual and writing with the aim to publish their story and produce monthly newspaper
Madeleine Bair
50:22
Hi all. I’m Madeleine Bair, supporting news outlets in different parts of the country with Free Press. I also lead El Tímpano in Oakland www.eltimpano.org which serves Span-speaking immigrants. Since COVID-19, we’ve been investing more in engagement and reporting via SMS, and in collaborating w other outlets to amplify our community’s stories and report on issues they are facing.
Jennifer (CCM)
53:58
More on The Haitian Times: http://immigrantmediareport.journalism.cuny.edu/the-haitian-times/
Gwen Muranaka
54:08
Hi everyone,Rafu Shimpo (Los Angeles Japanese Daily News) ww.rafu.comRafu has been based in Little Tokyo since 1903. Biggest challenge has been keeping up with the sheer volume of news. We’re a small staff mostly working from home. Been reaching different audiences on several platforms: FB, Instagram, print publication, digital newspaper and also contributing to a podcast.Hi everyone,Rafu Shimpo (Los Angeles Japanese Daily News) ww.rafu.comRafu has been based in Little Tokyo since 1903. Biggest challenge has been keeping up with the sheer volume of news. We’re a small staff mostly working from home and publish in English and Japanese. Been reaching different audiences on several platforms: FB, Instagram, print publication, digital newspaper and also contributing to a podcast.
Rocio Tirado & Brenda Murphy~Jambalaya News Louisiana
56:13
Hello everyone
Rocio Tirado & Brenda Murphy~Jambalaya News Louisiana
57:07
Here is our link to our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/JambalayaNewsLA/?ref=bookmarks
Jose Donis
58:15
Hello everyone, I publish Al Dia en America since 2004 in Louisville Kentucky, the San Francisco of the South :)!. Louisville has a very diverse latino population from, Mex, Cuba, Puerto Rico and Guatemala .
Daniela Gerson
01:00:01
Hi! This is an interesting point from Garry. Others reporting on problems in your communities? Do you feel your mission is to “defend and scold” the community?
Jose Donis
01:00:12
www.facebook.com/aldiaea, aldiaea.net
Christina Oriel
01:01:02
I’m glad Garry brought up not just reporting on success stories. Since the latest round of BLM protests, we’ve been trying to focus our coverage on colorism and anti-blackness in the Filipino/Asian American community
Christina Oriel
01:01:17
and the tough conversations families are having around why BLM matters^
Karlha Velásquez
01:01:46
https://www.facebook.com/elpericoomaha
Jennifer (CCM)
01:02:04
Here’s the profile for Punjabi Radio: http://immigrantmediareport.journalism.cuny.edu/punjabi-radio/
Alejandro Riano - MIWISCONSIN.COM
01:02:10
Here is our link for www.miwisconsin.com in Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/miwisconsin
Karlha Velásquez
01:02:45
http://immigrantmediareport.journalism.cuny.edu/el-perico/
Pierre Bejjani
01:03:44
Hello everyone, since there was no formal introduction to all attendees, here is my info. Pierre Bejjani Editor of Profile News Ohio largest Arabic/English newspaper in Ohio.
Daniela Gerson
01:04:06
Thank you Pierre! Yes, it would be great if attendees introduced themselves here.
Karlha Velásquez
01:04:22
Nice to meet you Pierre.
Pierre Bejjani
01:04:46
Thanks
Claudia-Planeta Venus
01:05:49
https://www.facebook.com/PlanetaVenus.online/
Julia Preston
01:06:02
What language(s) does Punjabi Radio use for broadcast?
David Rodriguez
01:06:11
Hi, I’m David Rodriguez. I work in community engagement and collaborations at Reveal/The Center for Investigative Reporting. One project I’m focusing on right now is the 2020 census and historically undercounted groups in the census. Glad to be here to listen to this panel and discussion.
Daniela Gerson
01:06:13
Hi everyone! If you’re tweeting you can use this hashtag: #immigrantmedia
Graciela Mochkofsky (CCM)
01:07:14
For those of you joining us now, here’s the link to the report on immigrant media innovation that we are discussing today: http://immigrantmediareport.journalism.cuny.edu/
Daniela Gerson
01:07:19
Also, thanks Julia for the question! If you’ve got others please drop them in here!
Leeza
01:07:22
Key word from Mr. Singh: TRUST … an important building block in community engagement & developing a relationship with our readership
Jose Donis
01:08:21
https://www.facebook.com/aldiaea/
Jose Donis
01:08:39
https://www.aldiaea.net/
Jose Donis
01:08:56
Al Dia en America, spanish language news in Kentuckiana since 2004
Karlha Velásquez
01:09:28
Hello everyone, I'm Karlha Velásquez. I work for El Perico in Omaha, NE. It is a bilingual newspaper SP/EN. We are focus in hispanic community and minorities groups. El Perico is brother of The Reader and both are part of the PioneerMedia.John Heaston is the head and owner of Pioneermedia. He is very close with the communities here in Omaha.
Philip Clapham (he/him/his)
01:12:30
how do you choose which stories/publications to translate?
CURTIS WILLIAM CHANDLER
01:13:37
For media organizations accessing audience through Facebook, are you also creating a content archive at a destination you control. Algorithms change. Are you actively trying to make this destination you control more central to your information flow?
Fiona Morgan
01:15:52
Hi all! I’m a freelance consultant and wear lots of hats. I’m working on community listening with the American Journalism Project in Houston TX, Wichita KS, and Northeast Ohio - would love to connect with ethnic media outlets in those cities and regions especially. branchhead.consulting@gmail.com
Jennifer (CCM)
01:16:29
Learn more about Chicago in Arabic: http://immigrantmediareport.journalism.cuny.edu/chicago-in-arabic/
John Heaston
01:18:15
Very interested in SMS strategies to get a direct connection to audiences
Richie Rillera
01:18:19
Hi everyone! I'm Richie Rillera from Philippine Daily Mirror serving the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and part of Pennsylvania. Our focus is on our Website since our takeover and we've seen progress after engaging our community in stories that we write.
Joaquin Uy - him/them
01:18:41
Hi All! This is Joaquin Uy with the City of Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs. We are proud partners with SALAXLEY TV (https://www.salaxleytv.com/) and the city's robust immigrant and POC media outlets. You can learn more about our Ethnic Media Program here: http://www.seattle.gov/iandraffairs/EMP.
CURTIS WILLIAM CHANDLER
01:19:40
Piggybacking on John Heaston’s question — is SMS an effective way to re-direct audience to social media if an algorithm changes?
Fiona Morgan
01:20:32
What platform/tools are people using for SMS?
Karlha Velásquez
01:20:48
good Q.
Karlha Velásquez
01:21:06
WhatsApp business?
Alejandro Riano - MIWISCONSIN.COM
01:22:37
What kind of the technology use Punjabi for radio?
Alejandro Riano - MIWISCONSIN.COM
01:23:05
He said the buy radios in China
Karlha Velásquez
01:24:56
Another option is Telegram
Neha Singh Gohil
01:25:17
To what extent does the content you produce during election/COVID times focus on training the community to spot disinformation (esp. on WhatsApp)? Research indicates that non-English speaking immigrants are the primary target of disinformation campaigns.
Daniela Gerson
01:25:19
Is anyone using Telegram?
John Heaston
01:25:21
Do you have a separate phone from your personal cell phone for WhatsApp?
Karlha Velásquez
01:25:30
but I don't know how popular is
Siani Colon (they/them)
01:27:55
Hello everyone. I'm Siani and I'm a reporter for Kensington Voice. We're a hyperlocal neighborhood outlet in Philadelphia, PA. The neighborhood has a large Latinx population so we started a translation project by taking partnered local newsrooms' stories and translation COVID stories to Spanish. https://kensingtonvoice.com/en/home/
Siani Colon (they/them)
01:28:38
What outlet does Maritza work with? I missed that sorry. Would love to hear more about WhatsApp one-on-one w anyone as we are thinking of using WhatsApp
Maritza L. Félix
01:29:23
¡Trabajo para quien se deje ja ja ja ja! But I just recently launched Conecta Arizona with the help of F12W and LPC
Maritza L. Félix
01:29:46
http://www.fi2w.org/conecta-arizona-provides-a-lifeline-to-spanish-speakers-during-the-pandemic/
Claudia-Planeta Venus
01:29:55
Pierre, I am working on a project with the support of solutions Journalism too!
Alejandro Riano - MIWISCONSIN.COM
01:30:02
Podemos crear un grupo para ayudarnos
Karlha Velásquez
01:30:17
Siani Colon (they/them)
01:30:20
Thank you, Maritza! Congrats on the launch
Mikhael Simmonds
01:30:29
Hey Everyone. I’ve been quiet but I work for solutions journalism network. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions. mikhael@solutionsjournalism.org
Pierre Bejjani
01:31:08
Great to see that,
Christine Schmidt
01:31:13
This is so great! Thank you all for this conversation and community. I’m at cschmidt@democracyfund.org if anyone would like to connect
John Heaston
01:31:28
I’m the trade association president at the Association of Alternative Newsmedia (aan.org) and work closely with the Hispanic (nahp.org) and Black Press (nnpa.org). Would love to work with all of you and share resources, both on journalism and business. Your work is so important! Very honored to be included and to see everyone.
Pierre Bejjani
01:32:15
if anyone want to connect with me here is the email: profilenewsohio@sbcglobal.net
John Heaston
01:32:46
Ah, my email is john@thereader.com
Claudia-Planeta Venus
01:34:18
I am very interested on connecting and look for collaboration planetavenus.online@gmail.com
Kavitha Rajagopalan / CCM
01:34:25
It was a pleasure to sit in. I look forward to catching the last half hour in the recording! We will share more about immigrant media report, and the sector as a whole, in our biweekly newsletter. Thank you all.
Claudia-Planeta Venus
01:35:01
https://www.planetavenus.online/
Jessica Retis
01:35:18
Hello everyone. Thanks to Daniela and Graciela for organizing this interesting forum! My name is Jessica Retis. I am a bilingual journalism professor at the University of Arizona
Maritza L. Félix
01:35:37
Garry, our La Hora del Cafecito has been extremely helpful for us limiting the craziness of too many messages
Alejandro Riano - MIWISCONSIN.COM
01:35:38
Alejandro@miwisconsin.com for future media improve meetings.
John Heaston
01:36:15
Free virtual convention of the Black Press next week — https://virtualnnpa2020.com/ — open to everyone
John Heaston
01:38:00
Have to go, thanks again!
Maritza L. Félix
01:41:37
If you are interested in joining our WhatsApp group, feel free to do it. Just click here: https://bit.ly/ConectaAZ
El Perico de Omaha
01:41:55
yes
Graciela Mochkofsky (CCM)
01:43:58
For everyone here, if there are specific resources or programs that you are not available elsewhere for you and you’d like CCM to provide (or connections we could facilitate), please reach out to us at ccm@journalism.cuny.edu
Ann Alquist
01:44:00
I have to jump, but all of these initiatives are amazing. Give me a buzz if you want to work with a local public radio station and see if we can make a connection: ann@americaamplified.org
Sabrina Hart
01:44:34
I agree
El Perico de Omaha
01:45:00
In Nebraska we have a big cases in the meat plants and we where focused to protect the population with information.
Jose Donis
01:45:07
Sorry my computer is saying there is an error with the sound. The rumors we hear in Kentucky are like everywhere else, however the one we try to focus is on making people aware that COVID 19 is real, by trying to interview people that have gotten sick with it. Also we have tried to create events about informing the community like the Campaña # todosconcubreboca, we partner with the city and non profit organizations to give away hundreds on facemarks in latin stores.
El Perico de Omaha
01:45:34
Thnak you Ann
Jose Donis
01:45:42
We have also try to upload recordings on our soundcloud account and share it in Facebook. Seems to have a good reception.
Patricia Wei
01:45:42
It’s been so inspiring hearing all the world you all are doing. You all are amazing! I am an intern at the American Press Institute for Metrics for News. My email is patricia.wei@pressinstitute.org and I’m happy to provide any resources related to metrics
Gustavo Guirado
01:48:11
Hi everyone. My name is Gustavo Guirado and I`m journalist and journalism profesor at University in Argentina. I`m interested in knowing what the speakers think about the digital suscription as a way of modifie the business model in the latino media industry in US. Thank you very much.
Rajkaranbir Singh - Punjabi Radio USA
01:49:15
can I add
Alejandro Riano - MIWISCONSIN.COM
01:49:39
We start to working to non-profit
Graciela Mochkofsky (CCM)
01:50:13
Here you can learn more about the Ad Boosting Initiative that Garry is referring to: https://www.journalism.cuny.edu/centers/center-community-media/advertising-boost-initiative/
Graciela Mochkofsky (CCM)
01:51:06
We are trying to replicate the same model in other cities, starting with Chicago
Jose Donis
01:51:21
thank you everyone, please keep doing this type of events!. Saludos desde Kentucky!
Jose Donis
01:51:28
I have to go.
Daniela Gerson
01:51:34
Thank you Jose!!
Graciela Mochkofsky (CCM)
01:51:46
Here’s more information about the ad boosting initiative’s results: https://www.journalism.cuny.edu/2020/05/ad-boost-initiative-saves-community-media-outlets-that-save-lives/
Claudia-Planeta Venus
01:52:01
I have a similar business model as EL Perico, My company is AB&C Bilingual Resources, focused on Bilingual Marketing. I started Planeta Venus just to bridge the GAP of communication out of my heart but now it is my channel for influencing Marketing. So I create packages for my clients of AB&C and connect them to the Latino Community Through Planeta Venus
Claudia-Planeta Venus
01:52:06
I do not know if it makes sense
Richie Rillera
01:53:11
what is the consultancy model?
Madeleine Bair
01:56:00
This has been a great discussion. Thank you so much Daniela & Graciela!
Pierre Bejjani
01:56:26
Thanks
Claudia-Planeta Venus
01:56:31
Thank you for bringing some light to the work we are doing! I appreciate your work so much!
Alejandro Riano - MIWISCONSIN.COM
01:56:47
Good definition
Maritza L. Félix
01:56:53
Thank you!
Kit Harrison
01:57:36
How do we sign up for the newsletter?
Jennifer (CCM)
01:57:40
You can subscribe here to the newsletter (and see past issues): https://cuny.us4.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=7f546f3d034c6e52575a8dfcc&id=aa877c6c43
Sabrina Hart
01:57:42
I think that’s great!
tylar campbell
01:58:01
Thank you for sharing your experience, innovation, and continuing to serve your communities!
Jennifer (CCM)
01:58:56
Here's CCM's website: https://www.journalism.cuny.edu/centers/center-community-media/
Rocio Tirado & Brenda Murphy~Jambalaya News Louisiana
01:59:04
Thanks Daniella and all participants. This conversation was extremally helpfull for us. your experincies inspiring us to continue doing our job, and looking for resorces.
Alejandro Riano - MIWISCONSIN.COM
01:59:13
Thank you!!!
Gustavo Guirado
01:59:15
Thank you very much for this great conversation!
Max Resnik
01:59:59
Thanks everyone!