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2014-02-15 23:01:46

Broad-based Latino Coalition Taking Careful Look at How the Potential Merger Would Impact Latino Community Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 Today the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, a coalition of the 37 preeminent national Latino organizations in the country, reacted to news of a proposed transaction between Comcast NBCUniversal and Time Warner Cable by signaling their intention to carefully study the proposal to assess how it will impact Latino consumers, small businesses...

2012-09-12 06:28:31

NHMC Renews Call for Federal Government to Study Hate Speech in Media WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) today released a national poll showing that media portrayals of Latinos and immigrants are fueling rampant negative stereotypes among the general population that are diminishing perceptions of these groups throughout the United States. Tomorrow the NHMC will file letters with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)...

2012-09-10 18:21:48

Media Advisory for September 12 in Washington, DC PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by the National Hispanic Media Coalition: WHO: Alex Nogales - President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC). NHMC advances Latino employment and programming equity throughout the entertainment industry and advocates for telecommunications policies that benefit Latinos. Matt Barreto - Founding Partner, Latino...

2012-08-30 10:23:55

Annual Event Celebrates CHCI's 35th Anniversary with Public Policy Discussions, Focus on Latino Contributions WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) today announced the full schedule for its 2012 Public Policy Conference to be held September 10-12, 2012, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. CHCI will bring together Cabinet Secretaries, elected officials, celebrities, national...

2012-07-17 10:22:34

PASADENA, Calif., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 350 media advocates, influencers and industry professionals will gather on Friday, July 20th to network, discuss trends and gain insight on emerging issues relating to Latinos in entertainment. Worldwide pioneer and entertainment industry leader Haim Saban, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Univision will serve as the keynote speaker at the Friday luncheon. MediaCon has assembled a stellar line-up of media experts...

2012-05-24 10:25:59

Extension to January 1, 2013 Advocated to Avert "De Facto Shutdown of Key Universal Telecommunications Access" Program; Many States Not Ready to Meet Accelerated Schedule. WASHINGTON, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nine leading senior, consumer, disability and minority organizations today called on FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to allow states seven additional months -- until January 1, 2013 -- to modernize the Universal Service Fund's Lifeline program. Absent the necessary...

2009-01-26 10:35:00

Press Conference in Washington set to discuss role of Media in hate speech and hate crimes WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC), one of the country's foremost Latino media advocacy and civil rights organizations, announced today that it will host a press conference in Washington, D.C. on January 28th at the National Press Club to discuss three important elements related to hate speech in the media. Alex Nogales, President & CEO of...