Friday, August 23, 2019

Film studio promises to work on Latino representation both on and off screen

After criticism from two media watchdog groups, Paramount Pictures said yesterday that it is making progress on the issue of Latino representation in its movies. “We recently met with NHMC in a good faith effort to see how we could partner as we further drive Paramount’s culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging,” a studio spokesperson […]

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 […]

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 […]

FCC Data Reveals Low Number of Latino Media Ownership

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a report last week which shows that Latino-owned media outlets are low in numbers, with Latinos owning only 2.9% of full power commercial television stations. “I commend the FCC for releasing this data, but it is a day late and a dollar short. The data alone does not account […]