Powerful Latina journalists reflect on the past & future of Hispanics in media

Published in All Digitocracy. There are over 54 million Hispanics in the U.S. today according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Attitudes toward this community have improved over the past three decades but four of the most powerful Latina journalists say there’s still work to be done. Here are three things learned from veteran journalists Maria […]

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From Reporters to Business Owners: Hispanic Entrepreneurs On Joining the Startup Culture

Published in All Digitocracy. Tania Luviano had been a TV news anchor for 10 years until she was laid off during the 2008 economic crisis. She sent resumes to several media companies but nobody was hiring. Luviano found herself vlogging about her life as a mother and founded Latina Mom TV. “You have to stick […]

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GoBaller Founder Chris Dell: More Hispanic startups and investors are needed today

Published in All Digitocracy. In the United States, less than one percent of Latino owned startups are backed by venture capitalists, according to a study by CB Insights. Hispanics’ buying power totaled $1.3 trillion in 2014, according to a report from Selig Center for Economic Growth, and spent 13 percent more than the overall population […]

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Mexicans in Miami Show Solidarity With Protests in Mexico

Published in WLRN and Cancunissimo. From Mexico City to Miami, protesters gathered in front of Mexican government offices and consulates Thursday, voicing their frustration in the case of the missing students. Protesters in Miami were wearing black and holding candles and signs with messages against their country’s government. Ramon Hernandez has been in Miami for […]

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Miami-Dade Moms Among The Highest In C-Section Rates

Story published WLRN-Miami Herald News. Although the World Health Organization recommends Cesarean rates stay between 10 and 15 percent, last year almost half of all babies born in Miami-Dade County were delivered by C-section. That’s a 49-percent rate. According to the Florida Department of Health, the cesarean rate in Miami-Dade County has been steadily growing during the […]

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Carlos Spartacus

Listen to his story:  Art is educational. Art can transcend one idea to another and make people think about certain topics. And that is exactly what Carlos Spartacus wants to do for the rest of his life. Being an artist may not be the easiest job with a stable salary, but Spartacus does not care […]

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PaoPao

  Listen to her story:   Domestic violence victims can approach their past and future through photography. This is what photographer PaoPao is doing with her latest project called Broken Free. She photographs victims as they tell their story and incorporates photo collages put together by the person. “It´s called Broken Free,” she said. “The […]

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Sarah Gamazo

Listen to her story:  Can stability be someone’s passion? Something a person wants in their life so they can later on do what they have always wanted. Stability as a motivational passion? Sara Gamazo, born and raised in Spain, is 27 years old and a few days ago she moved to Portland, Ore., to work […]

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