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Univision and the Importance of Ethnic Media


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President Barack Obama participates in a town hall hosted by Univision on March 28, 2011.
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President Barack Obama participates in a town hall hosted by Univision on March 28, 2011.

Univision is the dominant Spanish-language TV channel in the United States, and it's looking to further expand its base. It recently teamed up with Disney to launch Fusion, the first 24-hour cable channel aimed at Latinos who speak English. Univision's Isaac Lee joins us to discuss outreach to the booming Latino population, how it tackles immigration coverage and the importance of ethnic media.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Isaac Lee, president of news for Univision
  • Jorge Ramos, anchor for "Noticero Univision" and host of "Al Punto"

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