Covering immigration news in the Trump Era

Covering immigration can be challenging. Here’s how to do it well in the Trump era.

Spanish-language media has always covered immigration well. But when you add to the conversation a wall, travel ban, and sanctuary cities, the subject of immigration gets pushed to the top of the news cycle. For journalists working with Spanish-language media, covering immigration can present challenges. They must strike a balance between reporting recent developments and…

multicultural media trends

2016 Trends in Multicultural Media: Newsroom Diversity Challenges, Race Relations as a Beat, New Launches

In today’s media landscape, it’s more important than ever to stay on top of your game. News organizations continued to face challenges this year (Read: acquisitions, layoffs, partnering, and going digital). Multicultural news media also remained in a state of flux, but with one major exception: It was an election year. That meant a lot…

Maria Laria from America TeVe

Career Crossroads: Latina Talk Show Host Balances Passion for Journalism with Dream of Acting and Music-Making

It’s not every day that you get to shape history. That’s exactly what Cuban-American journalist María Laria did in 1988, as the first woman to create, produce, and host a Spanish-language talk show in the United States. Laria became a household name for Latinos. Today, she’s on the air with her current show, Arrebatados, where guests…

Joining Forces

Looking Ahead: Hispanic and African-American Media Join Forces to Engage Audience and Influence in 2016

What a difference a year makes. Last year, we talked about how media and marketing merged to develop a stronger voice. Brands implemented content marketing, while media outlets fully embraced social media to reach online and mobile audiences. This year, the trend we’re seeing is with Hispanic and African-American media uniting to engage a wider audience,…