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New America Now: The Oscar Goes To, On the Road with Evo, Global Lives

New America Now, Audio, Mar 05, 2010

Valeria Fernandez shares a story about the Mexican workers who craft the Oscar, Tupac Saavedra followed Bolivian president Evo Morales during his election campaign in On the Road with Evo, and Executive Director David Evan Harris talks about his Global Lives Project.

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'Terror TV Bill’ Raises Questions about Freedom of Press

New America Media, News Analysis, Jalal Ghazi, Mar 04, 2010

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed Bill 2278 two months ago, which according to its author Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., “would label certain Middle Eastern satellite providers of incendiary television programming as terrorist organizations, in an effort to prevent radical anti-American propaganda from hitting the airwaves.”

Tamaulipas Residents in the Cross Fire

La Opinión, Gardenia Mendoza Aguilar, Feb 28, 2010


Facebook Critics’ Profiles Restored After Press Uproar

Venture Beat, News Report, Vinod Sreeharsha, Feb 22, 2010

After an uproar in Latin American media, three Argentines involved in a book that portrays the social network in a cynical and satirical light had their Facebook profiles restored today.

New America Now: Crisis in Bushwick, A Sea of Poppies, Journey to Palestine

New America Now, Audio, Feb 12, 2010

Esther Sanchis looks at the effects of the mortgage meltdown on the Bushwick neighborhood in Brooklyn, A Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh is about the Indian Opium trade in the 19th century, and Corner Store chronicles the story of one corner store owner and his efforts to reunite with his family in Palestine and bring them to America.

Ethnic Media Parse the State of the Union

New America Media, News Analysis, Sarah Damian, Vivian Po, Andrew Lam, Jan 28, 2010

Latino media coverage expressed disappointment that President Barack Obama largely ignored the thorny issue of immigration reform in his State of the Union address. Chinese media worried that he brought up China twice, both times as a concern.

Haiti Earthquake Calls Role of Journalists into Question

La Opinión, Editorial, Staff, Jan 22, 2010

The earthquake in Haiti and its aftermath are sparking a debate over the role of journalists: Should they be witnesses or participants in rescue efforts? Editors of La Opinión question the way mainstream media have made their own reporters the center of the story.

Positive Views From California Chinese Voters in The Field Poll

New America Now, Audio, Odette Keeley, Jan 22, 2010

Most Chinese Americans in California are pessimistic about the state’s economy but many also believe they're better off financially than others; and, a newly-launched regional news hub helps ethnic media in Louisiana expand online.

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Mayweather Blames Pacquiao for Mega-Fight Collapse

Inquirer.net, Sports Report, Francis T.J. Ochoa, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jan 08, 2010

The super-bout between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. may be off, but the battle of words continues as Mayweather accuses Pacquiao of turning down a reasonable drug test compromise. Meantime, Pacquiao's camp announces his next fight will be with weltwerweight Joshua Clottey in mid-March.

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