Radio & Television

Ethnic media association gets new name

TORONTO – The association representing journalists working in ethnic media is getting a new name. The Canadian Ethnic Journalists’ and Writers’ Club is now the Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA). The club was founded in 1978 by the late Sierhey Khmara Ziniak, editor and publisher of the Byelorussian Voice. It answered the needs of editors, writers, and broadcasters who were excluded from the then-existing ethnic media association, which admitted only publishers of print media. The advent of the Internet means that reporters working in different languages and covering different cultures are truly multimedia, and the new name reflects that, the...