Thursday, December 3, 2020

Joe Biden joins LULAC and Univision in virtual town hall to discuss essential workers

Earlier today Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden joined a virtual town hall to discuss issues of workplace safety in the food industry amid the coronavirus pandemic and how this is disproportionately affecting the Latino community. The virtual town hall was hosted by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and Univision. Biden joined LULAC’s […]

Today, Census day, Univision releases Spanish-language ‘anthem’ to get Latinos to participate

Uforia, Univision’s Latin music multimedia channel, launched a Spanish-language census “anthem” today to persuade U.S. Latinos to participate in the decennial count. The song’s theme centers on the importance of participating in the census, despite the fear of many Latinos to engage with government. “Who said fear?” begin the song’s lyrics, recapturing a common Mexican […]

Univision rolls out new ads urging Latinos to participate in the census

The census officially starts April 1, but the Census Bureau will send out invitations to complete the survey online starting Thursday. Univision this week unveiled a bilingual effort that includes free kits composed of videos and printed materials with “Sesame Street” characters to underscore the importance of counting children in the census. It’s part of a multiplatform campaign […]

Latino voters want gun violence and mass shootings to be top campaign priorities

Latinos have become increasingly worried about gun violence and mass shootings in recent months, making the issue a top campaign priority for more voters at a time when Latino communities have been targeted in some of the nation’s most high-profile shootings. Two recent polls of Latino voters show that the number of Latino voters saying […]

Univision’s Jorge Ramos detained at the presidential palace in Caracas over interview

Univision reporter Jorge Ramos was reportedly detained at the presidential palace in Caracas last night by order of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and later released. Ramos, who was among a group of U.S.-based reporters conducting interviews with Maduro, was reportedly “arbitrarily detained” after he asked questions the Venezuelan strongman “didn’t like.” Univision said Ramos’s team was […]

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 […]

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 […]