Tuesday, May 21, 2019

In a battle between two giants, Telemundo seems to be winning

Five years ago, Telemundo had less than half the audience of rival Univision and was headquartered in a former shoe warehouse in a neighborhood that flooded each time a hurricane blew through Miami. “Hispanic media today is no longer about habit. It’s about choice,” said Cesar Conde, chairman of NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo […]

What is Net Neutrality? It’s a Big Deal for Latinos

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Not a lot of attention has been given to the issue of Net Neutrality in Latino news circles. But it’s an important issue that took a decisive turn last week and it could affect Latinos and their increasing use of the internet. Here’s the short take: The FCC had a set of rules […]

El Rey Network Announces Antoinette Alfonso Zel As CEO

El Rey Network, the new general entertainment cable network geared toward young Americans that is set to launch on Comcast at the end of 2013, announced today Antoinette Alfonso Zel as its CEO. Zel brings to El Rey 20 year career in television, marketing and media experience with brands like NBC, MTV Networks, and her Latino-focused advertising […]

Guest Blogger: Jason Llorenz “Hispanics, Broadband and the Digital Textbook Revolution”

Today, one in three entrants to the U.S. workforce is Hispanic, and by 2025 Hispanics will be one of every two new American workers. And so, the future of America’s workforce will be increasingly Hispanic. But without significant change in college attainment rates, the United States will face a shortage of 23 million college-educated adults […]

Reaching Latino Audiences Still Challenging for Hollywood

Despite the fact that Latinos are the largest minority group in the country, the entertainment industry continues to lack relevant content and portrayal. Experts like Chriss Dodd, Chief of the Motion Picture Association of America, believe that Hollywood should not assume that a single cultural approach will find broad appeal, and that studios must make […]

Comcast Looks to Capture Hispanic Audience with Launch of Major Spanish Website

Comcast announced on Monday that it has launched Xfinity TV, a Spanish-language website that will offer free access to hundreds of Spanish-language movies and shows to its digital customers. The move is part of the company’s efforts to increase television, on demand and online programming available to the largest and fastest growing minority group in […]