Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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 […]

Senate Democrats Confident Latinos Will Gain More From Their Economic Policies

Senate Democrats spoke during a press conference about their economic policies and how they believe their policies would be most helpful in reducing high unemployment in the Latino community. “The fact is Latinos are disproportionately impacted by high unemployment, and more than half are worried that someone in their household will lose their job,” said […]

Comentarios from Maria Cardona: “Dangerous GOP Debates”

The recent GOP debate in Arizona should be a great cause for concern for Republicans. While the candidates and the party hope they are one step closer to having a nominee, their chances of winning the White House in November seem to be fading with every passing day. In a political cycle that started off […]

Why the Latino Vote Matters in Arizona

As the Arizona primary draws near, the four remaining GOP Presidential candidates gathered yesterday in Arizona for one final debate, where they were asked about the state’s tough crackdown on undocumented immigrants, a big issue for Latinos. In 2004, George W. Bush was only able to get 40% of the Latino vote, and a January […]

Comentarios de Maria Cardona: “Latinos and Social Media”

A mobile phone screen gives a woman in Latin America a glimpse of the son she hasn’t seen since he immigrated to find work in the U.S. over 15 years ago, while another Latino mobile user logs on to Facebook from her device to update her business fan page, and yet another takes the words […]