Tag Archives: Journalism

Jan. 9, 2016: Mexican Papers on the ‘Re-recapture’ of El Chapo

This bloggers favorite headline: “Y ahora sí, amárrenlo bien”. (This time… make sure to tie him real tight.)

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What do Jorge Ramos and John Oliver Have in Common? U.S. Machines Don’t Understand their Accent

During a brief trip to New York for Upfronts Week, Univision host Jorge Ramos took some time to interview John Oliver. They touched on many serious — and not so serious — topics, including Oliver’s memorable interview with Edward Snowden, which led to the following exchange: Jorge Ramos: Why … Continue reading

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Venezuelan TV Host Gets Naked Delivering News about Cristiano Ronaldo, because Latin America

I couldn’t make this stuff up if I wanted. Venezuelan TV host Yuvi Pallares thought it was an awesome idea to get naked as she reported the news about Cristiano Ronaldo dating Playboy model Daniella Chávez. Don’t be too shock, though. The stunt is fairly common — … Continue reading

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‘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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‘Time’ Puts Mexico’s President on Cover. Hilarity Ensues.

Time Magazine had the super terrific idea to put Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto on the cover of its Feb. 24 cover (most likely knowing that it would stir controversy, especially among my people.) While I’m not going to get … Continue reading

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Today in ‘Geographically-Challenged CNN News Anchors”

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Ooops.Telemundo Sells 8-Month-Old Interview as ‘Fresh’ News

It’s amazing what a television outlet would do to beat its competitors. Take Telemundo Puerto Rico’s Dando Candela, which earlier this week (June 13) promised viewers an ¡exclusive! ¡amazing! ¡historic! interview by reporter Yulianna Vargas with Kobbo Santarrosa, the TV … Continue reading

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