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Latinos in the newsroom

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Journalism groups have been pressuring news outlets to hire more Latinos. This is nothing new. These journalism groups have been arguing this for decades and it is starting to pay off. As of 2014, 10 percent of BuzzFeed’s editors and writers are Latino. Most might say this is a low percentage. Some might say not enough Read More

MSNBC to Encourage Diversity

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Phil Griffin, MSNBC President, once again apologized at the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Convention, for a discriminatory and offensive skit portrayed on the Way Too Early show on Cinco de Mayo. The skit showed a correspondent of the MSNBC Morning show drinking tequila, wearing a sombrero, dancing and shaking some maracas. More important than Read More

Comcast and Latino Owned Channels

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In light of the potential merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, a deal that could potentially make Comcast the biggest cable provider in the entire United States; U.S. Representative Tony Cardenas (D-Calif.) and 52 other House lawmakers have sent letters to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Time Warner CEO Rob Marcus. In the letter Read More

Latinos Underrepresented on Cable News

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Diversity is defined as the “quality or state of having many different forms, types… the state of having people who are from different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization.” The U.S. is a country rich in diversity. Different races, languages, religions, nationalities, and cultures make up this country, but if Read More

Men on Tinder

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Do you “Tinder”? Or Maybe this is the first time that name crosses paths with you. Either way you know about it now, right? Tinder is yet another dating app that gives singles the option to find romance via the internet with very unique features that most app designers have failed to create in the Read More

Latinos in Media

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“If U.S. Latinos were to constitute a nation, that economy would be the 14th largest in the world.” This is a powerful statement made on the executive summary of Columbia University’s report, “The Latino Media Gap: The State of Latinos in U.S. Media”. Latinos, who are the fastest growing ethnic segment in the United States Read More

Facebook releases new language preferences

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Social media allows brands to engage with Latino consumers; according to Forbes, 80 percent of Latinos in the U.S. use social media. A Pew Hispanic Center Survey revealed that 68 percent of Latino Internet users have a Facebook, Twitter or other social networking accounts. The ages range from 18 to 29. Communication with this age Read More

Latino media is under attack

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In the world of American politics, lies, and misinformation about Obamacare have become weapons to influence public opinion and perceptions regarding the landmark legislation. Now Univision and Telemundo have been accused of blatant liberal bias as they attempt to promote a favorable image of Obamacare by running a campaign to persuade Latinos to buy health Read More

RIP: Nelson Madela Dies At The Age Of 95 (LIVE STREAMING COVERAGE)

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The world renowned activist, Nelson Mandela, has passed away. Mandela was 95. To watch LIVE coverage of the story, watch at the link below: http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/cvplive/cvpstream4.html

Join us for a “Secrets of the Season” Facebook Chat with Evette Rios & Wilmer Valderrama #PGFiestas

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Thanksgiving is finally over and we’re already getting ready for the next holiday round. What better way to prepare than by joining us for the P&G Secrets of the Season program, where special guests Wilmer Valderrama (That 70′s Show) and Evette Rios (host of CBS’ Recipe Rehab) share exclusive tips, tricks and expert advice on Read More