Investing in ethnic programming a success for KBIF

In times of financial trouble, it pays off to observe the needs of the community. In the 1980s, the radio station KBIF based in Fresno, California did exactly this when its religious broadcasting was simply not garnering enough listenership. KBIF noticed the growing Asian community, particularly among Hmong immigrants, and began an experimental weekend program targeted at this ethnic group.…

Alabama’s HB56, Target: Immigrants

Alabama’s controversial new immigration law, HB56, has immigrants running scared. The law states that the citizenship status of all public school students must be checked by school administration. This move caused two thousand children to be absent from school the day after it was passed. Immigrants are avoiding any activity requiring documentation, such as hospitalization,…