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It Shouldn’t Be This Hard to Get People of Color Onto Cable News Shows

NewsTaco June 12, 2017

*Let’s start with “I agree.” It shouldn’t be hard to get Latinos on cable news shows, but it is. This is about a specific issue, but it’s emblematic of the […]

Menendez, Cortez Masto Want SXSW to Boycott Texas over Immigration Law

NewsTaco June 7, 2017

How to laugh off the foolishness of Cinco de Mayo

NewsTaco May 5, 2017

Watch morning cable news shows? Where are the Latinos?

NewsTaco April 24, 2017

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (2.5 minute read)   This is not a casual observation, it’s a verifiable lack of Latinos on cable television programs that frame the issues and set […]

Right-Wing Media’s New Favorite Immigration Statistic Reflects Misguided Policy

NewsTaco April 20, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because it re-frames the tired right-wing narrative about immigrants. Because in this case there’s a fuzzy line between what Trump says and what he does. […]

Oscars snafu? Let’s hope they don’t blame the Latina

NewsTaco February 28, 2017

Victor Landa, NewsTaco ( 1 minute read)   Not that it was her fault (I have to start with a disclaimer) but the very public snafu at the end of the […]

Take Notice, Hollywood. Latinos Are Part Of The New Mainstream.

NewsTaco January 17, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because it’s an unapologetic challenge to Hollywood leaders – the premiere mass media storytellers – to put Latinos in the U.S. mainstream, where they belong. […]