BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20110402T000000Z DTEND:20110402T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Nikkei community newspapers served an important role for a cent ury as the glue that held together groups of immigrants with news and info rmation about their communities as well as the latest from Japan. Later\, their place in the community evolved as they served English-speaking Nisei and Sansei. But in recent years\, the media industry has been in an uphea val\, and many Nikkei community newspapers have shut down.&nbsp\;\n\nJoin us as we celebrate the history\, discuss the current state\, and ponder th e future of Nikkei community newspapers in America.\n\nModerator: Gil Asak awa. Confirmed panelists: Gwen Muranaka of <em>The Rafu Shimpo</em> \, Ken ji G. Taguma of the Nichi Bei Foundation / Nichi Bei Weekly\, Shigeharu Hi gashi of Cultural News\, and George Johnston of Nikkei Nation.\n\nThis pro gram is presented by the Japanese American National Museum with <em>The Ra fu Shimpo</em> \, Nichi Bei Foundation\, Cultural News\, and Nikkei Nation .\n\nSponsored by DCA\,&nbsp\;LA County Arts\, and The Nippon Foundation.\ n\nProgram is free with <a href="">admission</a> .&nbsp\;Reservations recommended to <a href="">rsvp@j</a> or 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prior to the event. Include the name\, date\, and time of the program\, as well as your name and the t otal in your party.\n\n<a href=""></a>\n<e m></em>\n<em>Photograph: Miss Kato\, Canadian Rodeo Queen\, Los Angeles\, California\, 1955. Japanese American National Museum Toyo Miyatake/Rafu Sh impo Collection\, photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio\, gift of the Alan Mi yatake Family. (96.267.316)</em> SUMMARY:Discover Nikkei Presents: From Newsprint to New Media. The Evolving Role of Nikkei Newspapers URL:/en/events/2011/04/02/discover-nikkei-presents-from-newsprint-to-new-me / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR