Category Archives: Print media

‘Harvard Business Review’ Now Using Mariachis to Illustrate Stories about Conference Calls

I never thought I would get to file a blog post under both, the Business Journalism and the Mariachi music tags but here it goes: I have no idea why, but the editors of the presumably prestigious Harvard Business Review decided to use a photo of a (also presumably) mariachi trio … Continue reading

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SkyMall Files for Bankruptcty; I Fear for Fernando the Chihuaha

Well, it was too good to be true. SkyMall, the awesome quarterly in-flight magazine where you can find everything, from a life-size zombie statue and Retro Ice treat makers to potty-training devices for dogs on Friday declared bankruptcy, apparently blaming availability … Continue reading

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U.S.-Cuba: The Thaw in Today’s Newspapers [photo gallery]

Click on each paper (below) to see full gallery… I will be adding more as time -and energy- allow.

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My Plan is Working: ‘The New York Times’ writes ‘Colombia’ instead of ‘Columbia’

Of all the wonderful Colombia vs. Columbia blunders this site has documented (and, trust me, there are many) this New York Times correction from November 26, 2014 has got to be my favorite one. See? There are cases in which it’s NOT Colombia, but Columbia. … Continue reading

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Get Ready for ‘Playboy Latino;’ Hopefully More Virgins on Cover

Speaking of Latino spin-offs of non-Latino publications, Playboy is partnering with a Spanish-language publisher in the U.S. to launch Playboy Latino, which I believe is going to be like the regular Playboy but -ahem- Latino. Per a press release: Playboy Latino will … Continue reading

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Sofía Vergara has that ‘Latin Thing’ i.e. Curves and a Big Behind

Don’t you just love it when famous people fall in love? Take actor Joe Manganiello, who has been caught cozying up to Colombian bombshell Sofía Vergara. But how does he feel about her? “She has that Latin thing. She has … Continue reading

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FTC Launches ‘Fotonovela’ to Warn Hispanics Against Government Impostors

In an effort to raise awareness of scams targeting the Latino community, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched Impostores del Gobierno, its first fotonovela -or illustrated novel. Impostores del Gobierno follows the story of Sonia, a young woman who responds to … Continue reading

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