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Death & Rebirth for Nichi Bei Times

New America Now Radio, Audio, Odette Keeley Posted: Aug 21, 2009

Editor's Note: Odette Keeley, news anchor for "Stories From The Ethnic Media" on NAM's radio program, "New America Now" on 91.7 FM KALW, talks to ethnic media professionals about their outlets' news headlines and their take on the news of the day.


This week: A female Sudanese journalist awaits her next court date in Sudan on indecency charges for wearing trousers in public; and death and rebirth for a Japanese-American newspaper.


Odette Keeley talks to:

Will Youmans, writer for The Arab American News, about the arrest and trial in Sudan of female Sudanese journalist Lubna Ahmed Al-Hussein on indecency charges for wearing trousers in public.
and; Kenji Taguma, Vice President and English Section Editor for Nichi Bei Times about the closing of the oldest bilingual Japanese-American newspaper in Northern California, and its possible re-emergence under a non-profit model.Taguma is also President of this new foundation, the Nichi Bei Foundation.


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