If you are in the Bay Area or cruising the Internet today around 10:30 a.m. PST/1:30 p.m. EST, please tune into KALW 91.7 where I’ll be a guest on Your Call to talk about coverage of Sikh Americans, and more broadly minorities, in wake of events such as Sunday’s shooting at a Wisconsin temple. It follows up an article I wrote on the issue of minority coverage amidst breaking news situations for Columbia Journalism Review. I briefly discuss that story on a blog post on this site.
Monthly Archives: August 2012
For those of you who are interested in minority coverage in the media, please read my piece from today on the Columbia Journalism Review’s website titled “Breaking news: This minority group is different.” It’s specifically about the coverage of Sikhs in wake of Sunday’s shooting at a temple in suburban Milwaukee. Feel free to comment on CJR’s site or below.
I alluded to this story in an earlier post, but my nearly 4,000-word story on urban entrepreneurship in America was published today by Next American City.
The story examines how urban entrepreneurship, by that meaning largely small-scale, minority businesses in inner-city areas, has become a mission in the nonprofit, government and for-profit sectors. A key aspect of the story was deep-diving into what’s happening in Newark, N.J., where Mayor Cory Booker has developed into an inspirational leader of the cause of urban entrepreneurship.
The story is behind a paywall, a new revenue stream for NAC, which recently dropped its print magazine in favor of publishing longform pieces once a week. You may purchase my story, or any other for that matter, for $1.99. A yearlong subscription costs $17.98.