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2011-05-10 16:34:00

MCLEAN, Va., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNITY Journalists of Color, Inc. (UNITY), has partnered with UNAIDS (the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS) to award eight (8) journalists of color fellowships to cover the UN High Level Meeting on AIDS from June 6 to 11, 2011 in New York City. An additional four young journalists from other regions of the world will also receive fellowships to cover the event. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110310/DC62460LOGO) The...

2011-03-14 08:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNITY Journalists of Color, Inc., has established a new revenue-sharing plan for the 2012 convention and is committed to working on a new strategic plan to make our alliance stronger while also ensuring the sustainability of the organization's important mission. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110310/DC62460LOGO) The new revenue-sharing plan creates the potential for more revenue for each alliance partner: the Asian...

2011-03-10 09:02:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNITY Journalists of Color, Inc., has received a renewal grant from The Ford Foundation to continue implementing the New U: News Entrepreneurs Working through UNITY (New U) project. The foundation has made a two-year commitment to the project at $100,000 per year. This will enable the New U project to support the creative ideas of journalists of color who will participate in the 2.5-day "boot camp" scheduled for October 2011 in Las...

2010-10-27 12:56:00

Elections held at fall board meeting MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joanna Hernandez, current vice president of UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc. (UNITY), has been elected president of the organization. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/DC89900) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101027/DC89900) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080723/UNITYLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080723/UNITYLOGO) Ms. Hernandez was elected...

2010-10-05 15:27:00

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNITY Journalists of Color, Inc.'s New U: News Entrepreneurs Working through UNITY (New U) project announced today that its participants had reached the voting stage of the competitive program. Pending an online vote by their peers from all four UNITY alliance associations (AAJA, NABJ, NAHJ and NAJA), four participants will each receive $5,000 in seed money for their business. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080723/UNITYLOGO)...

2010-04-19 12:59:00

MCLEAN, Va., April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNITY Journalists of Color, Inc., has received a $100,000 grant from The Ford Foundation to implement a New U: News Entrepreneurs Working through UNITY (New U) project. The New U project will support the creative ideas of participating journalists of color through a series of two-day "boot camps" at each of the four summer 2010 UNITY alliance partners' conventions. In addition to offering training and one-on-one mentoring, the program will...

2010-04-13 10:31:00

MCLEAN, Va., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of the recent court ruling that would block proposed rules to preserve a free and open Internet, UNITY: Journalists of Color urges the Federal Communications Commission to promptly take the legal steps necessary to reclaim its authority to regulate broadband networks. UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc. representing more than 8,000 journalists through its member alliances: National Association of Black Journalists, National...

2010-02-26 08:49:00

CNN Cited as Most Trusted Cable News Outlet for "Fair and Unbiased" Coverage of Racial and Cultural issues; FOX Least Trusted Diversity of Views is the Key to Improving Coverage of Racial Issues LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after the historic election of President Obama, a panel of journalists of color view the election as a positive turning point in U.S. race relations; however, an overwhelming majority thought that mainstream media did not contribute to...

2009-02-19 09:00:00

Respondents show cautious optimism that "Obama Effect" will result in better coverage of racial issues in U.S. newsrooms WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a recent survey of journalists of color conducted by the leading African American website for economic and political news, The Loop 21, and UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc., most respondents do not believe that mainstream media is effectively covering racial issues. Results of the survey were released today during a...

2008-06-13 21:00:02

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Rahnesha White, UNITY Communications Manager, +1-703- 854-3587, rwhite@unityjournalists.org MCLEAN, Va., June 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc. mourns the loss of Tim Russert, a leading U.S. political correspondent and host of the NBC television network's long-running "Meet the Press" talk show. He died June 13 at the age of 58. As the host of the top-rated Sunday talk show, Russert, who pointedly but politely questioned...


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