Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Maria Elena Salinas Booed At Commencement Ceremony For Speaking Spanish

Commencement ceremonies are usually events in which graduates celebrate their accomplishments and family member sit and watch with pride as graduates walk across the stage. This past weekend, the California State University, Fuller’s College of Communication invited Maria Elena Salinas, who is one of the most prominent, Spanish-language journalist in the United States, to give […]

Castro Jabs Sanders On Latino Issues

Hillary Clinton is moving closer to winning the Democratic nomination, but Latino voters are still up for grabs in the remaining contests and Julian Castro is hitting the trail hard in order to persuade them to vote for Clinton. This is especially important as it comes hours away from tonight crucial Univision-Washington Post Democratic debate […]

Hispanic Caucus: We’re With Her

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is preparing to announce their endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president Friday morning. Members of the group’s political arm began polling members yesterday to determine if there was enough support before going through with the endorsement. This is an effort by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to help Secretary Clinton secure the […]

New Study Casts Doubts On Future Latino Support For The Democratic Party

With the Latino vote crucial to the electoral success for either party in the 2016 election a new study is calling into question Latinos’ support for the Democratic Party and whether or not that support will hold in future elections. Democrats have traditionally been able to rely on the same voting blocs for their base […]

Donald Trump kicks out Univision anchor Jorge Ramos from press conference

The antagonistic relationship that Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has commanded with Spanish-language media hit a breaking point Tuesday night, when he kicked out Jorge Ramos – often considered the most influential man in Latino media – from a press conference, but was later allowed to return after a series of lengthy exchanges. The dismissal […]

GOP Leaders Look to Rebrand Their Message in Spanish

Republican leaders are organizing their party and speakers to become more knowledgeable in communication with Latino audiences and are arranging more appearances in Spanish-speaking outlets. “We’ve been absent from the conversation with Hispanic media for so long, anything can set back that progress we’ve made in the last eight months, so we are aggressive, just […]

Univision Announces New Partnership with El Rey Network

Univision Communications, Inc. announced that they would be making a strategic investment in partnering with El Rey Network, the up-and-coming network founded by director Robert Rodriguez. “Our partnership in El Rey Network is a testament to Univision’s culture of innovation, the power of our brand to live in both languages, and our constant quest to […]

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 […]

Immigration Activists Still Oppose the Term “Illegal Immigrant”

In response to the Associated Press and The New York Times’ continued use of the term “illegal immigrant,” many activists are debating the use of the term and question its accuracy to describe the people. Immigration activists oppose using the word “illegal immigrant” when describing those who are undocumented because it is “dehumanizing’ and “justifies […]

Mitt Romney’s Sole Spanish-Language Ad May Not Be Enough

Mitt Romney’s lack of campaign advertisements in Spanish has some in the Latino community wondering if his claims that he “believes” in the Latino population are true. At this point in the 2012 Presidential Election campaign, Romney has only released one Spanish language ad. The ad, which was released in January 2012, has created a […]