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Improving the Image of Latinos in the Media

March 7, 2014

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Commentary: By Maria Cardona The recent developments on the capture of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who according to Forbes is the world’s most powerful drug lord, has led me to think about the image of our community and how we are portrayed in the media. Even though Latinos are the fastest growing community in the […]

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Hey, Mr. Obama! Yo Hablo Inglés

July 26, 2013

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When you get around to talking to Latinos about something other than immigration, you are welcome to do it in English By J Victor Abalos LatinoLA As a Latino, I’ve always appreciated meeting people who aren’t Latino but have made the effort to learn Spanish. I believe speaking my grandparent’s mother tongue helps me, and […]

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Latino Voices Missing in US Media: It’s Time to Weigh In

April 12, 2013

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Even though Latinos are increasing in number throughout the media landscape, their impact has yet to be felt. Commentary: By Jaime Dominguez What do a Pope, Pepsi campaign and American presidential election have in common? Because Latinos have been directly involved in each one of these significant moves in the arena of religion, pop culture […]

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U.S. Media Clueless About Anything Mexican

December 14, 2012

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Why the shock by Jenni Rivera death Impact? Perspective: By Elia Esparza Latin Heat Online I found an article by OC Weekly editor Gustavo Arellano fascinating and gutsy for saying what many Latinos in communications should have said a long time ago. Equally, I found the follow up article by Josh Kun, a journalism professor […]

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Daily newspapers under one owner, what does that mean?

September 14, 2012

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Editorial: What had once been rumored became reality this week when it was announced that Doug Manchester bought the North County Times, putting the only two daily newspapers in the county under a single ownership. Manchester along with partner John Lynch, purchased the Times for $12 million dollars. They are on a grand venture to […]

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In Mexico Elections, It’s Old Media vs. Social Media

June 3, 2012

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By Louis Nevaer New America Media MERIDA, Mexico – Mexico’s presidential elections are less than six weeks away, and for now it appears that opposition candidate Enrique Peña Nieto remains the clear favorite. His party’s reliance on traditional media, however, has ignited a firestorm within the country’s “Facebook Generation.” Younger Mexicans expected this to be […]

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Spanish-language Media Help Shape Public Policy

February 24, 2012

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A UC Riverside Ph.D. candidate finds that ethnic media focus on public opinion and issues influences state legislators of every ethnicity.  By Bettye Miller RIVERSIDE — Spanish-language media in the United States play a critical role in shaping perceptions of public opinion among Latino voters and public officials of every ethnicity across the country. They […]

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Liberalismo mediático

February 10, 2012

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Comentario: Por Humberto Caspa, Ph.D. De vez en cuando los medios de comunicación se meten en el ojo del huracán. El aprieto mediático tiene raíz en diversas esferas de la cultura norteamericana, pero en general su crisis tiene principio y fin en la política. A pocos meses de las elecciones presidenciales, los medios de comunicación […]

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Bilingual Future for Calif.’s Spanish-language Media?

January 20, 2012

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  By Suzanne Manneh New America Media  After nearly a decade of serving the Central Valley, the Spanish-language weekly El Sol De Visalia, printed its last edition in late December. The newspaper, which was published by the Gannett-owned Visalia Delta Times, had not been faring well in the economic downturn, according to Eduardo Stanley, its […]

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Newspaper burned to the ground by armed attackers in Veracruz state

November 11, 2011

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    The offices of the Mexican daily El Buen Tono in the city of Córdoba in the south-eastern state of Ver-acruz were almost totally destroyed in an early morning arson attack two days ago, barely a month after it was launched.     “A description obtained by Reporters Without Borders from the newspaper’s publisher, Julio Fentanes […]

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Latino Publishers: Economy, Education Top Issues Now

November 4, 2011

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By Jose Luis Sierra New America Media LAS VEGAS – As a crop of anti-immigration legislation in several states – copycat versions of Arizona’s SB 1070 – made headlines nationally, the issue of immigration reform was not the most pressing issue for Latino community and media leaders, at the National Association of Hispanic Publications in […]

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Powerful Slate of Workshop and Presentation at NAHP’s Convention

October 14, 2011

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All-Things Digital and Social Media Workshops To Address Audience Engagement Las Vegas, Nevada — The National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) announced today its roster of powerful workshops and presentations for its 26th Annual Convention and Business Expo “The Power of Hispanic Print: Innovating and Engaging Hispanic Audiences” taking place at the newly designed Tropicana Hotel […]

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El barullo de Univisión y el senador Marco Rubio

October 14, 2011

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Comentario: Por Rafael Prieto Zartha    Tal vez yo fui el primero en expresar públicamente inquietud por los nombramientos de Isaac Lee y Daniel Coronell en la dirección del área de información de la cadena de televisión Univisión y los demás brazos en radio e internet del conglomerado de medios de comunicación.    Al ser […]

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George Ramos y los Jorge Ramos

August 5, 2011

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Por Rafael Prieto Zartha     Uno de los sueños de mi vida lo truncó la implacable parca que se llevó antes de que nadie lo hubiera previsto a mi amigo el periodista George Ramos, uno de los ganadores del Premio Pulitzer en 1984 por una serie colectiva del diario Los Angeles Times sobre la comunidad […]

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From The Projects to a PhD, Call Him Dr. AC

July 22, 2011

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From The Projects to a PhD, Call Him Dr. AC

Spotlight on Writer/Professor Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez By Susie Albin-Najera     Writer, screenwriter, columnist, producer, host, managing editor, graduate, doctorate, entrepreneur, professor, PhD, husband, dad, granddad, great grandad….with so many titles, how does Al Carlos Hernandez do it?  “With a hybrid, urban, super fly, vato loco mentality,” he states.     Dr. Al Carlos (Dr. AC) […]

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Rubén Salazar Archives Placed in USC Libraries

July 8, 2011

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Rubén Salazar Archives Placed in USC Libraries

By Tanya King     The family of the late journalist Rubén Salazar has donated his archives to the USC Libraries. The collection – a gift from Salazar’s children Lisa Salazar Johnson, Stephanie Salazar Cook and John Salazar – includes personal and professional artifacts that document Salazar’s life from his birth in Mexico to his 1970 […]

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Los vientos del reino mágico

June 24, 2011

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Comentario: Por Rafael Prieto Zartha    Nada como el reino mágico de Disney para sentir que de veras que la vida es hermosa y el optimismo es posible.    Estuve en la Conferencia Anual de la Asociación de Periodistas Hispanos (NAHJ) en Orlando, donde hubo sabor latino y algunos anuncios positivos.    Durante una sesión […]

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