to Media Resources
from the Brooklyn Council of Churches
Religious Media Resources
& Values Network
Zenit (Catholic news agency)
Queens Area Media
Courier One of the best weekly newspapers focused on Queens is the Queens
Courier. Its local editions provide excellent coverage of the borough's communities.
The paper's website reprints many of the articles, but unfortunately, plays second
fiddle to the print edition.
Queens Tribune The Queens Tribune is a local Queens weekly newspaper.
The site is a good source of information on local events, and includes a "Best
of Queens" directory.
News NY1 News is cable news station that focuses on New York City. NY1's
website has features on news as well as resources on the city, including a section
devoted to the borough of Queens.
Times-Ledger Keep up on local community news through the Times-Ledger. This company runs
a chain of 13 weekly newspapers for communities in Queens, including Astoria,
Bayside, Flushing, Fresh Meadows, Little Neck, Jamaica, Whitestone, Laurelton,
Queens Village, Richmond Hill, Forest Hills, Howard Beach, Ridgewood, and Glen
Newsweekly Serving the Greater Ridgewood area, this was formerly the
Public Television Queens Public Television has its own website with information
about the four public access channels broadcast from Flushing to cable TV systems
Wave Serving the Rockaways and southwestern Queens.
Western Queens Gazette A newspaper that focuses its coverage on Western
Ethnic Media serving New York Metro Area
Irish Echo Published in NYC, the Echo reports on the lives and concerns
of Irish immigrants in the States as well as on news from the Emerald Isle. It's
a common sight in the Irish pubs of Sunnyside and Woodside, home to many of the
Tribune India Tribune is an English-language weekly newspaper that serves
Asian Indians in the USA. In addition to the New York edition, there are ones
for Chicago and Atlanta.
News: Greek-American Newspaper in Astoria Greek News is a weekly newspaper
published in Astoria that covers Greece and Greek-Americans. Its website posts
India-Times Published in New York, News India-Times is a weekly newspaper
whose audience is the Indian immigrant community in North America.
Press NY The website of Independent Press New York highlights the best
articles from the city's community and ethnic publications, and includes translations
to English from Spanish, Polish, Chinese, and other languages. It's boom time
for ethnic publications in NYC; just look around the next time you're on the subway
at what people are reading.
Diario - La Prensa El Diario is a popular daily Spanish-language newspaper
for New York City.
- South Asian Cable TV Station ITV is a cable TV channel targeted to South
Asians and Indo-Caribbeans in Queens and Brooklyn. Along with ITV Gold (its premium,
subscriber version), ITV broadcasts Bollywood films and videos along with Caribbean
videos and news from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Guyana, and Trinidad as well
as from the NYC immigrant community.
Metro New York
Community Newspapers, Mineola
New York Business
Journal News, White Plains
York Daily News
Island Advance, Staten Island
Metro New York Broadcast Media -
Metro New York Broadcast Media - Radio
WBAB - 102.3 FM (Long Island) - Rock
WBZO - 103.1 FM (Long Island) - Classic Rock
WVOX - 1460 AM (New Rochelle) - Talk Radio
WABC - 770 AM (New York) - News/Talk
WBLS - 107.5 FM (New York) - New Urban
WFAN - 660 AM (New York) - Sports
WKTU - 103.5 FM (New York) - Dance/Rhythemic
WLIB - 1190 AM (New York) - New Caribbean/African
WPLJ - 95.5 FM (New York) - Adult Top 40
WQXR - 96.3 FM (New York) - New Classical
WSIA - 88.9 FM (New York) - Alternative
GRIT (New York) - Talk/Internet
Gateways to news and views on a
world of issues and events.
• Common Dreams NewsCenter
• Gemini News Service
• The News
• Utne Web Watch Daily
Special Interest Sources for specific topics and themes.
• Alertnet (humanitarian issues)
• Amnesty International (human rights)
• Antiwar.com (Libertarian)
• Compass Direct (religious
• FAIR (media criticism)
Policy In Focus
Magazine (environmental news and humor)
Media Center (globalization)
• mediachannel.org (media criticism)
Education Network (domestic and global inequities)
of Fools (humor)
Committee for Refugees
Multimedia Pictures, Sound, etc.
• Pacifica Radio
• Web Active
for Peace International
A Selection of Magazines
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
• Columbia Journalism
• First Things
• In These Times
Office for Global Concerns - NewsNotes
• Ms. Magazine
• The Nation
• National Catholic
• World Press Review