Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Too Many Brands Reach Latinos With Off-Putting Stereotypes

*Another Latino organization, working to change the perception of Latinos in the U.S. What can you do in your workplace, and community to change the Latino narrative? VL By Larissa Faw, Media Post Latinos remain underrepresented in the advertising industry — despite the fact these 55 million individuals wield $1.6 trillion in consumer spending, according

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Linda Ronstadt Talks Immigration, Sexism, and Stem Cell Research

*In case you wee wondering what had become of Linda Ronstadt since her Parkinson’s diagnosis, she recently did an interview with Los Angeles Magazine and talked the things that matter to her the most. VL By Craig Byrd,...

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

What Pope Francis taught me about social media and getting along

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco I’ve been reluctant to jump into the fray. The more I work in digital media the more dismayed I become at the cacophony. It’s wonderful that we’re all media producers now, but it’s...

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Don Francisco prepares for last ‘Sábado Gigante': ‘I don’t think I’ll cry’

*Think what you will, lifeline for immigrants, Latino community unifier, anachronistic and misogynistic, Sábado Gigante has had a record run and it comes to an end this Saturday. VL By Yvonne Villarreal, The Los Angeles Times Mario Kreutzberger...

Monday, September 14th, 2015

From Boycotts To Banda: 20 Latino PBS Movies You Can Stream For Free During Hispanic Heritage Month

*Here you go. These should take the better part of  the month to watch. Enjoy! VL By Andrew S. Vargas, Remezcla Well folks, it’s September again, which means a whole year has passed since we last celebrated...

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Spanish-language cartoon takes in $4.4 million at box office from just a few locations

*$4.4 million is remarkable, given that it opened in less than 400 locations. The movie “A Walk in the Woods” debuted as well, and it earned $10.5 million in 1,960 screens. VL By Fox News Latino LOS...

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Who Really is a Journalist?

By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco I was not going to weigh into the debate between Jorge Ramos and Ruben Navarette but the situation was just too good to let pass.  By now we have all become familiar...

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Jose Diaz-Balart out at MSNBC? The NHLA protests

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Speculation that Jose Diaz-Balart, one of the few national-level, big media talk show hosts, will be losing his post on MSNBC has sparked a quick reaction from the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA)....

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Who is Jorge Ramos and why is Donald Trump so mad at him?

*This story. Fortune is the magazine that compiles the list of the top 500 companies in the country – The Fortune 500. The editors saw it appropriate to publish an article that explains to their readers who...

Friday, August 28th, 2015

How Actress Sonia Manzano Brought A Latino Perspective To ‘Sesame Street’

*My favorite Sonia Manzano quote: “Why can’t people of color just be as mediocre as everybody else and make a lot of money?” VL By Ryan Buxton, Huffingon Post Latino Voices During a conversation with HuffPost Live on...

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Univision says Trump showed ‘complete disregard…for countless Hispanics’

*An interesting point in this article calls Jorge Ramos “both a nightly news anchor and an advocate for Hispanic Americans.” I’m interested in knowing your thoughts on this. Are Latino journalism and advocacy mutually exclusive? Does it...

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Trump, Ramos and the big moment of meh

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco So here we are, talking about Trump, again. Yesterday Fox News’s Megyn Kelly confronted Ted Cruz with a hypothetical question: “If a husband and a wife were undocumented immigrants and had two children...

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Turns Out We’re Still Obsessed With Star Wars Lotería

*Because it’s cool, and because it’s Friday. VL By Yara Simón, Remezcla D.F. artist Jenaro de Rosenzweig may be busy filling the streets with Star Warsart that gives a nod to Mexican pop culture, but it’s not the first...

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

El Rey network breaks down media barriers, gives voice to U.S. Latinos

*It’s not that “El Rey” is a niche Latino network. It’s that Latinos are becoming mainstream, and that’s a different way of looking at the same thing. VL By Rick Jaravis, USA Today AUSTIN — Robert Rodriguez...

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