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Wednesday, June 4, 2003

Volume 4, Issue 22

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In the news this week...

Univision Deal Arouses Ire in Washington, D.C.
A political maelstrom has erupted over the proposed merger of the nation's two largest Spanish-language broadcasters, encumbering the billion-dollar deal with questions of race, censorship and media bias.

Cisneros Gives Backing to Kerry
Henry Cisneros, a popular Hispanic Democrat and housing secretary in the Clinton administration, said Friday that he is backing Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts for his party's nomination for president.

New Cartoon Targets U.S. Hispanic Kids
These days, even 'toons are eager to tap the Latino market.

NY Mayor: 'I'll Win Back Minorities'
Mayor Bloomberg admitted yesterday that he's bothered that blacks and Hispanics aren't giving him high marks right now - but he said he's confident he'll win them over in time for his re-election bid in 2005

Find Out If Your Home Can Be a Tax Shelter
It's scandalous how rich are the tax breaks thrown at home owners…but, instead of writing to your congressman to complain, we recommend that you milk these tax giveaways for all they're worth. Here are some subtleties relating to the capital gains exemption.

FCC Passes Change In Ownership Rules
There were no major surprises yesterday as the FCC loosened restrictions on media ownerships.

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Ford Motor Co & The Natl Hispanic Corporate Council Examine Supplier Diversity
The National Hispanic Corporate Council (NHCC) will confer with experts in supplier diversity and Hispanic recruiting at its member meeting, which will be held June 3-5 at the Ritz-Carlton in Dearborn, Mich.

LULAC Seeks to Refocus its Members
LULAC's national and state leaders know that energizing the delegates is crucial if the organization is to thrive.

UM Launches First of Its Kind Master's in Spanish-Language Journalism
This fall, the University of Miami's School of Communication is launching its Spanish-language Master in Journalism program -- reaching out to media professionals, academicians and students throughout Latin America and in the U.S. Hispanic community.

Will You Benefit From the Tax Cuts?
The $350 billion tax-cut package heading through Congress may be "good for American workers" and "good for American families," as President Bush says, but a closer look at the cut shows for most taxpayers, all it's good for is $100 or less.

Hispanic Business Center to Open
El Mundo Latino, or Latin World, a project by Mazurka Realty, will house businesses owned by Hispanics or that serve Hispanics in Lexington, Kentucky.

Industries Woo Hispanic Buyers
The emergence of Hispanics as a force in online shopping has triggered a scramble among retailers to launch Spanish-language Web sites.

Merrill Lynch Expands Hispanic Focus
The wealth of affluent Hispanics is growing faster than that of the general community, notes Merrill Lynch.

Burson-Marsteller's U.S. Hispanic Practice Kicks Off Research Series
The U.S. Hispanic Practice of strategic communications firm Burson-Marsteller today introduced "CEREBRO: Meeting of the Minds," an analysis of key questions and issues related to the Latino market as interpreted by four of the leading Hispanic and multicultural researchers in the United States.

From the current issue of

Hispanic Business magazine

Expert Event Planning
Whether you're organizing a convention or a small gathering for board members, success is in the details.

Quiet Man With A Vision
Dionicio Morales has been called "an urban Cesar Chavez" for his leadership of the Mexican American opportunity foundation.

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