Author: Feet in 2 Worlds

Bio: Feet in 2 Worlds (Fi2W) is an independent media outlet, journalism training program, and launchpad for emerging immigrant journalists and media makers of color. Our work brings positive and meaningful change to America's newsrooms and has a broader impact on how immigration is reported and the ethnic and racial composition of news organizations.

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Podcast: On the Campaign Trail – Interview with Lorenzo Morales, El Diario

Posted on: 16 Dec 2007

Listen to Executive Producer John Rudolph’s interview with reporter Lorenzo Morales from El Diario. John and Lorenzo discuss the challenges of reporting on the campaign trail and views on how the candidates respond to issues important to immigrant communities. [audio:http://www.xrew.com/joceimgs/FI2W/FI2W_Lorenzo_1217.mp3] Download audio

The Start of the Dominican Migration to New York: FI2W’s Diego Graglia on WNYC, New York Public Radio

Posted on: 05 Nov 2007

There are so many Dominicans in New York today that the city is sometimes called the thirty-second province of the Dominican Republic. Feet in Two Worlds journalist Diego Graglia reports on the roots of the city’s Dominican community—how they got here, how political activism shaped their early arrival, and how they have preserved what one […]

The Plight of Polish Asbestos Workers at Ground Zero: FI2W’s Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska on WNYC

Posted on: 11 Sep 2007

In “Ground Zero May Be Making Even Well-Protected Workers Sick,” Feet in Two Worlds reporter Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska describes the plight of Polish asbestos workers who participated in the cleanup after the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Ewa reports that toxic chemicals at the site are suspected of killing an alarming number of […]

Globetrotting Indian Workers: FI2W’s Aswini Anburajan on public radio’s Marketplace

Posted on: 30 Jul 2007

In her first nationally broadcast radio story, FI2W’s Aswini Anburajan explores how H1-B visas issued by the government are being used in surprising new ways by high-tech companies and their Indian employees in the U.S. Instead of keeping to the traditional purpose of these visas —as the first step to getting a green card, which […]

Indian Immigrants: FI2W’s Aswini Anburajan on WNYC, New York Public Radio

Posted on: 31 May 2007

Feet in 2 Worlds reporter Aswini Anburajan’s story, Feet in Two Worlds: Indian Immigrants aired on May 31, 2007, on WNYC, New York Public Radio. The story, where she explores some of the challenges faced by South Asian information technology professionals managing transnational work lives, quickly moved to the #8 spot on WNYC.org’s most emailed […]

Feet in Two Worlds Town Hall Focuses on Proposed Immigration Bill in Washington

Posted on: 25 May 2007

At a May 24, 2007, event, Same News Different Views, Bridging the Gap Between Ethnic and Mainstream Media, co-sponsored by the Center for New York City Affairs and WNYC, New York Public Radio, leading ethnic and mainstream media journalists brought new perspectives to the immigration policy debate in Washington. You can listen to the radio […]

Gentrification Hits Greenpoint: FI2W’s Ewa Kern Jedrychowska on WNYC, New York Public Radio

Posted on: 23 May 2007

Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska’s recent story on WNYC focused on long-time Polish residents of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, who are being forced out of their apartments by high rents and landlord harassment. She also reported that many in Greenpoint’s Polish community welcome the recent changes to their neighborhood, including new businesses and a major infusion of city funds to […]

Some Sleep, Others Tango: FI2W’s Diego Graglia on WNYC, New York Public Radio

Posted on: 04 May 2007

While most of the city sleeps, a growing number of New Yorkers get together late at night to dance tango. The tango parties are known as milongas, the Argentinean slang name for social tango dances born in Buenos Aires in the late 1800s. Two decades ago, only a couple of milongas existed in Queens. But […]