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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

Repairing the Latino Image: How Latino in America Failed Us

February 9th, 2011 · 5 Comments

By Matthew Stieglitz As I peruse the Latino landscape in this country, I can’t help but come to back the same thought: Soledad O’Brien let me down. As many of you will recall, last year Soledad filmed Latino in America, the Latino version of Black in America. Refusing to miss the program, I got my [...]

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Tags: Education · health care · Immigration · Latino History · Media · teen pregnancy · Univision

Healthcare Professionals & Telemundo: Observations from a Hospital Room

January 31st, 2011 · 8 Comments

By Matthew Stieglitz This past holiday season was one of great difficulty for my family. Two weeks before Christmas, our matriarch, my Abuela, fell and broke her hip, marking the second time in four years this has happened to her. Despite being in excellent physical condition for an eighty-one year old, her surgery and subsequent [...]

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Tags: diversity · Education · GOP · health care · Media · Republican Party · Telemundo · Univision

Latinos in 2012: Vote out Loud!

December 7th, 2010 · 5 Comments

By Carlos Macías With a new holiday season kicking in and facing a last push to get a vote on the DREAM Act, the November 2nd midterm elections seems like a distant memory. The results show the growing influence of Latino voters in swing states like Florida and New Mexico. They also secured key races [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Education · Immigration · LULAC · Media · National Association of Latino Elected Officials · National Council of La Raza · Univision · voting trends

Duty of Spanish Language Media to Voters

October 25th, 2010 · 12 Comments

By Cristina Villarreal My grandparents were both born and raised in the United States.  They both speak English, but when they watch the news, they watch the news and most of their television in Spanish.  Even though they speak English they are more comfortable with Spanish.  My grandfather says he understands it better.  Spanish language [...]

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Tags: Civil Rights · Immigration · Media · Rep. Luis Gutierrez · Univision

Update on the Meg Whitman Campaign

February 1st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Back in November, I blogged about California GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman and her connection to former Governor Pete Wilson (the guy who was a big supporter of the infamous Prop 187). Well, this week, former Governor Wilson cut an ad for Meg Whitman. Listen to it, and feel free to tell us what you [...]

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Tags: GOP · Immigration · racism · Republican Party · Univision

Telemundo narrows in on a decision regarding the position of Mirthala Salinas… where’s The Donald when you need him?

July 21st, 2007 · 3 Comments

The L.A. Times is reporting that the executives at Telemundo KVEA Channel 52 are close to deciding the fate of Mirthala Salinas as an anchor on their station. I think that they should just go ahead and fire her. She has lost her credibility to fairly represent herself and the stories that she reports. Her [...]

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Tags: Alex Padilla · Antonio Villaraigosa · Fabian Núñez · Mirthala Salinas · Telemundo · Univision