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A New TV Show Inspired by the Life of Selena Quintanilla Is Coming to ABC

Victor Landa January 19, 2018

Selena Quintanilla lives on. Just two months after the late legendary songstress received a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, ABC has announced its plans to commemorate the Mexican-American star’s life […]

‘Coco,’ Guillermo del Toro win Golden Globe awards

Victor Landa January 8, 2018

We sang in Spanish, fell in love with ‘Coco’ — Latino culture trumped hate in 2017

Victor Landa December 13, 2017

How a harsh criticism turned ‘Coco’ into Pixar’s most uniquely made movie yet

Victor Landa November 17, 2017

Director Lee Unkrich was hot off the box office success and Oscar win for 2010’s “Toy Story 3” when he delved into making a movie that focused on the Mexican […]

Half of Latino Immigrant Characters on TV Are Portrayed as Criminals, Study Finds

Victor Landa November 1, 2017

Define American, the immigration nonprofit founded by Pulitzer-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, has released its first-ever media reference guide for writers, directors, and producers concerning Latino immigrant characters. Immigrants and […]

DIECIOCHO Podcast – Manny Ruiz, Hispanicize Texas

Victor Landa July 27, 2017

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1 munite read, 20 minute listen)  Here’s the deal, if you’re a content creator in Texas or close to Texas, you should be at Hispanicize Texas and you […]

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 […]