Fusing cultures for television
Fusing cultures for television
Elizabeth Giadans— Fusion television launched late last year after a long awaited delay. The ABC television network and Univision Communications worked together to make the network come to life and aimed at English-speaking millennials. Millennials, also known as “Generation...
Color café con leche
Color café con leche
By Patricia Boscan— Dear Mami and Papi, I love café con leche. Abuela used to tease me by saying if I ingested too much of anything, I would turn the same color as it. Is it true that I’m adopted like my brother and sister tirelessly told me because I don’t look like them?...
Beauty pageants creating new journalists
Beauty pageants creating new journalists
By Sylvia Obén — The dark-colored eyes, long hair and curvy bodies help women shine in the eyes of television viewers in Hispanic audiences. Beauty pageants help many Latinas get a step into the entertainment business, as well as journalism jobs. Some beauty queens are even hired...
No Verlas
No Verlas
By Patricia Boscan — Señoras y Señores, it’s time. It’s just after 1 P.M. and you’ve just finished eating lunch for an hour past noon, like you do religiously every day. Señoras, you quickly scour the surfaces of your kitchen and tidy up everything in its place before...
Deliciosa!
Deliciosa!
By Natalia Avilez– “Barriga llena corazón contento” is a Spanish proverb when translated means a full stomach, a happy heart.  For celebrity, author and chef- Ingrid Hoffman, she has turned this metaphor into her reality. Hoffman, 44, started her entertainment career...
12 stereotypes
12 stereotypes
By Luz Garcia– There is not enough variety in Spanish-speaking television; it seems they only transmit news and overrated telenovelas. In efforts to make TV more entertaining, I believe, stations like Univision and Telemundo create game shows like “Sabado Gigante” for example. There...