Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Latinos: The Most Underrepresented Group in Movie Industry, Study Finds

A new study conducted by the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism found that Latinos comprise just 4.9 percent of actors in Hollywood’s top grossing films, making Latinos the most underrepresented group in the industry. This number stands in stark contrast to the number of Hispanic moviegoers who account for roughly a quarter of […]

Lack of Diversity Still a Major Concern in English- and Spanish-Language Media

Latinos actors continue to remain less visible in the mainstream media than their white counterparts, with Afro-Latino actors lagging behind substantially in Spanish-language media, according to Columbia University’s Media and Idea Lab. It is true that Latino actors rank among the most influential: Jennifer Lopez, Sofia Vergara, and Javier Bardem, just to name a few. […]