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Thursday, December 13, 2001

Volume 2 Issue 49


In the news this week...

Tristani Seeks Senate Seat
Gloria Tristani, a former member of the Federal Communications Commission, says she will seek the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate in 2002.

Blacks, Hispanics Hardest Hit by Economic Slide
Unemployment rates soared to a six-year high leaving new casualties among black and Hispanic workers, U.S. labor statistics show.

Univision and America Online Join Forces
America Online and Univision Communications today announced an extensive content and marketing alliance that will expand both companies' efforts to increase U.S. Hispanic Internet penetration.

Study Finds Stories About Latinos Declined in 2000
The percentage of stories about Latinos that aired on the evening network newscasts declined from 1.3 percent in 1999 to 0.53 percent in 2000, according to a report by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

Hispanic Media Organizations Attempt to Block NBC-Telemundo Merger
A coalition of Latino civil rights and media organizations have petitioned the Federal Commuications Commission to deny approval of the pending NBC-Telemundo merger.

Hispanic Cultural Center Taps Palace of Governors Director
Palace of the Governors Director Thomas Chavez has accepted an invitation to become the next director of the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque.

Bloomberg Appoints Hispanic Legal Advisor
New York Mayor-elect Michael Bloomberg continued Wednesday to fill his Cabinet ahead of his Jan. 1 inauguration, naming Carol Robles Roman as deputy mayor for Legal Affairs.

Telefutura Could Start a Domino Effect
Univision, the top Spanish-language network in the United States, launches its new network, Telefutura, in January.

Study Finds Minorities, Women Fare Better Buying Cars on Net
Minorities and women get a better shake buying a car over the Internet than in person, a recent study found.

Patricia Diaz Dennis Elected to UST Board
Patricia Diaz Dennis today was elected to the UST Inc. Board of Directors, the company has announced.

Moreno Named VP of Warner Bros. Online
Brian Moreno has been named vice president of Strategic Marketing for Warner Bros. Online.

Hispanic Business Magazine

Articles from HISPANIC BUSINESS magazine:
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No Political Pigeonhole
Will the increasing influence of Hispanic middle-class voters change the country's political landscape?

Creating Their Own Niche
The 2001 Entrepreneurial Spirit Awards feature new and emerging businesses that possess a remarkable business concept, marketing niche, or organizational approach.

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