Monthly Archives: October 2010

I Guess I Won’t Get a Job at Fox News Any Time Soon

Well, it looks like my job prospects in New York City are rapidly shrinking, with the recently launched Fox News Latino joining the list of Places-That-Will-Never-Hire-Laura-Martinez. But, oh, did I have fun last night hanging out with the Russians! Click … Continue reading

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Fox News Latino Launches Today, Featuring ‘Caliente’ News and Fiery Font Logo

I always knew the folks over at Fox News Latino would raise the information bar, by bringing us news items that truly appeal to U.S. Hispanics. Take Doctor Manny Alvarez, one of this blogger’s favorite authors and the one who … Continue reading

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Vicente Fox Wants You to Believe Borges Was a Nobel Laureate… [Psst! He Wasn’t]

Of course, this was not the first time Mexico’s “beloved” -and virtually illiterate- former president made a mistake of the literary nature. But at least before he was busy saying stupid things on TV, that we didn’t have to be … Continue reading

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Rubio Wants English-Only Policies. Yet, Finds Spanish Convenient to Pander to Hispanics

Florida’s GOP Senate nominee Marco Rubio has taken any chance possible to say that English should be the official language of the United States. He is also well known for his hard line rhetoric against immigration. Yet, when it comes … Continue reading

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Don Francisco Joins Fidel Castro in World of Fake Death News Stories

Latin Gossip was quick to let us know that despite who-know-whose Twitter account, he is alive and kicking. Just like Fidel! ¡No asusten de esa manera!

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The Fighter and the Groupie, Ahem, Journalist

So this is what happens when very serious journalists (like myself) meet in person with their subject matters -and sources. Oscar de la Hoya received a Lifetime of Achievement in Hispanic Television by Multichannel News and Broadcasting and Cable and … Continue reading

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