Entries Tagged as 'Media'

#Latism Tweet Up Tonight, October 11, Discussing VP Debate

October 11th, 2012 · No Comments

The good folks at Latinos in Social Media are going to be hosting a tweet up this evening to discuss the vice presidential debate that will occur tonight in Danville, Kentucky. The stakes are high tonight as polls between President Obama and Mitt Romney have become closer since the first presidential debate, and a new […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Media · Mitt Romney

Fabian Nuñez Is Back — This Time As a Media Analyst

January 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the following: “Fabian Nunez, who as California Assembly Speaker became one of the state’s most prominent Latino lawmakers, is taking on a new media career — joining a team of 2012 election analysts with powerhouse Spanish-language Univision Communications. Democrat Nunez joins a pair of GOP analysts — journalist Helen […]

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Tags: Crime · Fabian Núñez · Media

A must see: Frontline’s Lost in Detention

October 25th, 2011 · 3 Comments

This week President Obama’s visit to Southern California and his high profile Latino celebrity fundraiser at the home of Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith made big local news. Here’s a little sampling of the press report from USA Today on that event: “Obama later visited the Spanish-style mansion of Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith for […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Detention · Immigration · Media

Guest Post: ImpreMedia US Largest Spanish Paper Ignores Obama Snub to NALEO

July 1st, 2011 · 4 Comments

Webmaster’s Note: The following is a guest blog post by Luis Alvarado expressing his thoughts on the Spanish language media’s response to President Obama not showing up to last week’s NALEO conference. I’m not particularly surprised by the lack of coverage of this snub especially by La Opinion (ImpreMedia) since Monica Lozano, the paper’s publisher, […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democratic Party · GOP · Media · National Association of Latino Elected Officials · Republican Party · Univision

Big Day in Immigration: CIR Introduced Again & Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Outs Himself as Undocumented

June 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

Today was a big day in the immigration reform movement. CIR (comprehensive immigration reform) was introduced in the Senate again, and Pulitzer Prize Award winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, came out as undocumented. You can read my quick take on the introduction of CIR here, but I want to focus a little more on the […]

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Tags: Department of Homeland Security · ethics · Immigration · Media

McCain Defends Wild Fire Remarks — Is Now “Puzzled”

June 21st, 2011 · 2 Comments

Today Senator McCain is clarifying his statements about the Wallow Fire and undocumented immigrants starting it. He says that according to the Fire Service and Border Patrol that sometimes fires are caused by undocumented border crossers but that he wasn’t referring to this specific fire over the weekend. You can hear the Senator explain this […]

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Tags: Immigration · John McCain · Media

“Welcome to Shelbyville” on PBS Tomorrow

May 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

Last week I was contacted about a new documentary Welcome to Shelbyville, which will air on PBS tomorrow. The documentary is set in Shelbyville, Tennessee during the 2008 Presidential election and the economic turmoil the country was facing at the time. Shelbyville is a small town with changing demographics and is located about an hour […]

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Tags: African-Americans · diversity · Immigration · Media · racism

Not the Change We Can Believe In: The Resignation of P.J. Crowley

March 13th, 2011 · 2 Comments

During the 2008 presidential campaign, then candidate Obama’s slogan was “Change We Can Believe In“. And we were told about how he was going to close the Guantanamo prison within a year, stop the torturing of suspects, etc. Well, that was all pretty much lip service, as we have seen within the past week that […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Government Accountability · Media