On the July 4th, 2014 edition of The Jordan Journal radio host Howard Jordan interviews Columbia Professor Frances Negron-Muntaner, Director of the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race on her groundbreaking report entitled “The Latino Media Gap: A Report on the State of Latinos in U.S. Media.” The report notes that “although the Latino population is growing, there is an abysmally low number of talent and executives in the entertainment and media industries relative to the population. ” The interview examines why this institutional exclusion, changing stereotypes of Latinos, the disappearance of Latino leading men and the” Latin Lover,” the increase of Afro-Latinos in the movies, the “invisibilization” of Latinos in the News and behind the cameras. To access a full copy of the report visit the Columbia University website and type in “Latino Media Gap” in the search box.
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