Research Explores Tensions Among Nation’s Largest Ethnic Minority Groups

The following media advisory was issued today by New America Media: WHO: Sergio Bendixen, of Bendixen & Associates, who conducted the poll; Sandy Close, Executive Director of New America Media (NAM), the nation’s first and largest collaboration of ethnic news media Richard Rodriguez, Author, NAM Editor, TV Commentator. WHAT: Press Conference to release the results of the nation’s first multilingual poll, which examines how the nation’s largest ethnic groups feel towards each other, as well as their attitudes on key elements of American society. The poll was sponsored by NAM and the organization’s nine founding ethnic media partners with hopes that the results will improve minority race relations and spur better coverage of ethnic communities. The sponsoring news organizations are: Asian Journal, Asian Week, Korea Times, Philippine News, La Opinion / Impremedia, Nguoi Viet News, Sing Tao Daily, Sun Reporter, World Journal The poll sample consisted of 1,105 African American, Asian American and Hispanic adults who were interviewed by telephone during August and September 2007. The sample was designed to be representative of the adult population of the three major racial and ethnic minorities in the United States. Hispanic respondents were interviewed in English or Spanish, and Asian American respondents were interviewed in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese or Tagalog. RDD (Random Digit Dialing) methodology was employed in areas of the country that have significant (10 percent or more) African American, Asian American and Hispanic populations. WHEN: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 — 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. WHERE: The National Press Club – Zenger Room – 529 14th Street NW – Washington, D.C.

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