Links to Media Resources
from the Brooklyn Council of Churches

Religious Media Resources

Ecumenical News International

Faith & Values Network

Independent Catholic News

Religion News Service

Zenit (Catholic news agency)

Queens Area Media

Queens 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.

The 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.

NY1 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 Oaks.

Times Newsweekly Serving the Greater Ridgewood area, this was formerly the Ridgewood Times.

Queens Public Television Queens Public Television has its own website with information about the four public access channels broadcast from Flushing to cable TV systems across Queens.

The Wave Serving the Rockaways and southwestern Queens.

The Western Queens Gazette A newspaper that focuses its coverage on Western Queens.

Ethnic Media serving New York Metro Area

The 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 new immigrants.

India 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.

Greek News: Greek-American Newspaper in Astoria Greek News is a weekly newspaper published in Astoria that covers Greece and Greek-Americans. Its website posts articles daily.

News India-Times Published in New York, News India-Times is a weekly newspaper whose audience is the Indian immigrant community in North America.

Independent 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.

El Diario - La Prensa El Diario is a popular daily Spanish-language newspaper for New York City.

ITV - 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 Print Media

Anton Community Newspapers, Mineola

Crain's New York Business

Garden City News

Gotham Gazette

The Journal News, White Plains

New York Arts

New York Daily News

New York Magazine

New York Post

New York Times

New York Observer

New York Sun

Newsday, Melville

Staten Island Advance, Staten Island

The Villager

Village Voice

Wall Street Journal

Metro New York Broadcast Media - Television

WLNY, Melville

FOXNews, New York

WABC, New York

WCBS, New York

WNBC, New York

WNYE, New York

WPIX, New York

WLIW, Plainview

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

Alternative Media

Some of these sites have an obvious political slant – some are ultra-left and others are of the radical right. They do, however, cover news and issues ignored by mainstream media and are therefore helpful regardless of your score on political litmus tests.

Gateways to news and views on a world of issues and events.
Common Dreams NewsCenter
Gemini News Service
IGC Internet
The News Insider
Shoot the Messenger
Utne Web Watch Daily

Special Interest – Sources for specific topics and themes.
Alertnet (humanitarian issues)
Amnesty International (human rights) (Libertarian)
Compass Direct (religious persecution)
Environmental News Network
FAIR (media criticism)
Foreign Policy In Focus
Grist Magazine (environmental news and humor)
Human Rights Watch
Independent Media Center (globalization) (media criticism)
Public Education Network (domestic and global inequities)
Ship of Fools (humor)
U.S. Committee for Refugees
Wired News

Multimedia – Pictures, Sound, etc.
Pacifica Radio
Web Active
Radio for Peace International
Common Ground Radio

A Selection of Magazines
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Christianity Today
Columbia Journalism Review
First Things
In These Times
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns - NewsNotes
Mother Jones
Ms. Magazine
Multinational Monitor
The Nation
National Catholic Reporter
The New Republic
The Progressive
Social Policy
The Weekly Standard
The Witness
World Press Review


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