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Mott Haven Herald

The Mott Haven Herald is a monthly newspaper that covers the Mott Haven, Port Morris, and Melrose sections of the Bronx. Founded in the spring of 2009, the Herald's news stories range from crime, arts, entertainment, and politics to the activities of local people and institutions. The front page appears in color, but most photos inside the newspaper appear in black and white.

Mott Haven Herald
Type Monthly newspaper
Founder(s) Bernard L Stein
Publisher Joe Hirsch
Editor Joe Hirsch
Staff writers 15 students
Launched 2009; 9 years ago (2009)
Language English
City Bronx, New York City
Country United States
Circulation 4000[1]
Sister newspapers Hunts Point Express

The newspaper's editor is Joe Hirsch. The reporters are students at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.[1][2]

The Herald's logo, an American Indian aiming his bow and arrow, is based on a weather vane fabricated at the Jordan Mott Ironworks, which gave the neighborhood its name. The newspaper's partner publication is the Hunts Point Express[1], which is also edited by Hirsch and staffed by students from Hunter College. The Herald was founded by Bernard L. Stein, former editor of the Riverdale Press, as was The Express, which began publication in 2006.[3]


  1. ^ a b Resnik, Max (7 October 2017). "To Serve and Inform: The Mott Haven Herald". Max Resnik. Retrieved 19 December 2017. 
  2. ^ "About the Mott Haven Herald". Mott Haven Herald. Joe Hirsch. Retrieved 19 December 2017. 
  3. ^ Hu, Winnie (22 April 2014). "Students Are Graded as They Give a Voice to the South Bronx". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 December 2017. 

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