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2011-06-17 11:51:00

NEW YORK, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning Applications Media Partnership (Project L.A.M.P.)--a collaboration among Callaway Digital Arts, the Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN), and the Michael Cohen Group, LLC--held the inaugural meeting of its National Advisory Board in Washington, D.C. to review Callaway's initial iterations of its first transmedia learning application for iOS, discuss findings from the Michael Cohen Group's recently completed study on how...

2010-08-06 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to arm Latinos with marketable skills for the workplace as well as to reinforce its commitment to empowering the Latino community, The Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN), joined forces with Lehman College and HITN's CBO Connect network of community based organizations to offer a free, interactive distance learning course which is a component of HITN's Career Fast Track initiative http://www.hitn.org/careerfasttrack.php....

2010-03-19 14:52:00

NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN) applauds the National Broadband Plan released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week. The plan lays out an ambitious goal to expand broadband service; create incentives for availability and adoption; and provide greater transparency on spectrum use. "HITN welcomes the National Broadband Plan and urges the FCC and Congress to move quickly to implementation," said Jose Luis...

2009-09-10 21:51:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN), has just confirmed that they will be transmitting live on Sunday, September 20(th), at 2:00pm ET/11am PT, Paz Sin Fronteras. This historic concert is being made possible with the generous support of Colombian singer and international superstar Juanes, and will air live from Plaza de la Revolucion in Havana, Cuba. Paz Sin Fronteras brings together Juanes, and fellow musicians Danny Rivera and...

2009-09-03 18:58:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN), in partnership with The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), announced the launch of College Admissions 411. The Spanish-language series, which will air weekly on HITN-TV beginning September 9, provides practical information about the complicated college admissions process. The program is intended to help and inspire U.S. Latino students, their families, teachers and...

2008-09-04 18:00:15

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh from covering the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado, last week, HITN, the first national Spanish-Language Public Television Network in the United States, continues to take the lead by providing historic, nightly, primetime coverage of the Republican National Convention through Thursday, September 4. HITN's live coverage begins at 7 p.m. (ET) directly from the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The telecast, with...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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