Monthly Archives: February 2007

Ver para creer

My friend, a very modest advertising creative (yes, there are still some of those left) who prefers to remain in anonimity, has just forwarded me a story which I considered too good to ignore: It turns out José Feliciano has just … Continue reading

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Analyze this!

I guess you can say there is nothing new on the Internet, but today I came across a very interesting site, whose name I just adore: Psiquealo. Presumably from the prefix “psique,” the site offers a platform (or shall I say virtual … Continue reading

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What I learned from telenovelas

According to a story on today’s New York Times, the Federal Communications Commission fined Univision with a record fine of $24 million for falling short on regulators’ expectations for educational children’s programming. Univision had long maintained that telenovelas were educational … Continue reading

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Non-Hispanics need not apply

Do you think Hispanics are discriminated against? Not in Phoenix. A publicly traded corporation this week agreed to pay almost half a million dollars to end a discrimination suit that started two years ago when federal investigators found Hispanics were … Continue reading

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The other Aznar

Analyzing Cuba can be a confusing task. Thankfully, a group of Miami journalists is here to help. In a statement released Friday via Hispanic PR Wire, Mega TV announces the debut of Pronósticos, a program which “will analyze the future … Continue reading

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Let it be Fox … please!

Quoting “unnamed sources,” the New York Post this week reported former Mexican president Vicente Fox is being considered for the top post at Univision, as the network readies to change hands in April. What a golden opportunity for Hispanic media journalists! … Continue reading

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Ay Mis Hijos!

Ever wonder why there are so many Latino janitors, gardeners, maids and buss boys? … Probably because nobody ever told them they might be better off as engineers, mathematicians or plain scientists. Duh! But this might change soon thanks to … Continue reading

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