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Hispanic Media Today

Serving Bilingual and Bicultural Audiences in the Digital Age

By Jessica Retis / Last Updated 2019 May 13th

This is the third in a series of reports commissioned by Democracy Fund to shine a spotlight on the important role of media by and for diverse communities in the United States. Jessica Retis, Associate Professor of Journalism at California State University Northridge, provides a brief history of Hispanic media in the United States, an overview of current trends and challenges, and offers recommendations for funders and advocates who want to help ensure that newsrooms reflect and are responsive to the American people.