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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

¡Poderosas son! – People En Español announces the Top 25

People En Español recently released their 2013 list of the Top 25 Most Powerful Latinas. It’s time to honor those women who ruled the world this year. Although we know there are way more than 25, November’s cover girl Jennifer Lopez leads this esteemed pack, giving an exclusive interview to the magazine about her upcoming Read More

El Diario/La Prensa: Remembering the birth of US Latino Journalism

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    Before the world experienced the electronic revolution when televisions reached stores, the curious man and woman concerned with the events of their time lent their ears to radios and their eyes to newspapers. As the American population grew and diversity flourished among the many ethnicities that lived in the states, a difference in Read More

Dear CNN, Latinos speak English

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Many Latinos may be feeling wooed the wrong way these days. “Looking to tap the wealth of U.S. Latinos, CNN is planning to introduce a Spanish-language programming service tailored for broadcast TV stations next year. The service, CNN Latino, is being designed as an eight-hour programming block featuring news, documentaries, talk shows and lifestyle programming. Read More

Old News: Few Latinos in mainstream news

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Last week The Huffington Post’s Roque Planas reminded us yet again of the lack of diversity at major newspapers — a topic regular readers are well aware of. Planas related that “White, non-Hispanic journalists wrote a whopping 98.2 percent [of] front page articles this year in major U.S. newspapers.” Planas zeroed in on immigration coverage, Read More

#Sprintlicious Video Recap of #Blogalicious12

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