Thursday, June 20, 2019

Hispanic Lawmakers Upset Over NBC Executive’s “Illegal” Comment

It what was supposed to be a fence-mending meeting between NBC News executives and Hispanic lawmakers on Capitol Hill angry over a recent appearance by real estate mogul Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live (SNL), however, comments by NBC News President Deborah Turness at the outset simply exacerbated the already palpable tension in the room, […]

Latinos Hold “SNL DUMP TRUMP” Rally At NBC’s Rockefeller Center

Latino groups ratcheted up their pressure on NBC in their continued push to drop Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from Saturday’s Saturday Night Live (SNL) appearance with a protest in front of NBC studios in New York’s Rockefeller Center they dubbed “SNL Dump Trump Rally” Thursday. “It is shameful for ‘SNL’ and NBC to think […]

GOP Withdraws From Latino Audiences Following CNBC Debate

The Republican National Committee (RNC), following last week’s CNBC debate in which Republican presidential candidates were asked about their policies on the economy and on taxation policy, has suspended future involvement with NBC News and its affiliates for what the RNC describes as a debate held and moderated in “bad faith.” Telemundo, the second-largest Spanish-language […]

Univision Beats NBC on TV Ratings for February

For the first time ever, Univision placed higher in the Nielsen TV ratings for the February sweeps period than the one-time No. 1 network, NBC. “Univision continues to set new milestones while our English-language competitors continue to see declines,” says Randy Falco, President and CEO of Univision Communications. Univision’s rating success parallels a long-predicted increase […]

Latinos Not At The Table

I hear it from Latinos all the time: One of the things they find galling about the mainstream media is when they turn on the television and four pundits are sitting at a table discussing Latinos or some issue that impacts Latinos—and there isn’t a single Latino present. The optics are terrible. Can you imagine […]