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Univision preps for World Cup with new Deportes app

Univision preps for World Cup with new Deportes app

With the countdown to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ underway, Univision Deportes today announced the release of its new app, although it was updated and quietly launched a few weeks ago. Designed and powered by NeuLion, the new app offers fans access to high-quality live streaming coverage of all the games with in-match, real time highlights and stats, video highlights, […]

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Fusion names “pot reporter,” to start series on marihuana

Fusion names “pot reporter,” to start series on marihuana

Fusion has named author and journalist Ryan Nerz as the first ever network Chief Cannabis Correspondent. He’ll contribute regularly to Fusion’s digital and TV platforms and will host a limited series of half-hour specials called “The Cannabusiness Report.” Over the past several months, Ryan has been doing “Cannabusiness Report” segments on Fusion’s morning show, which now airs in primetime […]

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Hispanic Journalists survey released at Hispanicize

Hispanic Journalists survey released at Hispanicize

The results of a national online survey of Latino journalists first announced in January and conducted by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ), California State University Fullerton (CSUF), and Florida International University (FIU) was released on Tuesday during the Hispanicize conference. Some of the key findings gleaned from the 294 Latino journalists living in the […]

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Hispanicize 2014 kicks off

Hispanicize 2014 kicks off

The Hispanicize 2014 conference gets its start today. The event which started first as a marketing/PR conference and now includes journalism, music, film and social media tracks will, for the first time since the conference’s inception, be streamed live. Live streaming begins as of 9 am ET on Tuesday and will conclude on Friday, April 4th. […]

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Hispanicize 2014 unveils Hispanic Journalist Showcase

Hispanicize 2014 unveils Hispanic Journalist Showcase

Details of the Hispanic Journalist Showcase of Hispanicize 2014 have just been released, and this year’s focus is on media entrepreneurship and social media for journalists. According to event founder Manny Ruiz, the volatility of the media industry, which still faces layoffs and cutbacks, prompted him to launch the Media Entrepreneurship for Hispanic Journalists Boot Camp. […]

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Federal Appeals Court overturns FCC’s Net Neutrality rules

Federal Appeals Court overturns FCC’s Net Neutrality rules

The U.S. Appeals Court for the D.C. District on Tuesday struck down the FCC’s Net Neutrality rules, determining the commission overstepped its legal authority. This means broadband providers don’t have to abide by the FCC’s 2010 Open Internet Order, which dictated they couldn’t block, degrade or slow down traffic based on the source. In the 81-page ruling, the […]

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Universities and media orgs team up for Hispanic journalists survey

Universities and media orgs team up for Hispanic journalists survey

California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), Florida International University, Hispanicize Wire and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) are teaming up to launch a  survey geared at uncovering Hispanic journalists’ beliefs about their careers and their use of social media and technology. “Hispanic journalists – like many other journalists – are in a period of a […]

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Aereo case goes to Supreme Court

Aereo case goes to Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by several TV broadcasters – including Univision, Disney, Fox, Comcast, NBCU and CBS against Aereo, the upstart streaming video service.  A decision could be delivered in June. At stake:  retransmission fee income that all the broadcasters are not currently getting from Aereo and that they stand […]

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Telemundo signs deal with DramaFever

Telemundo signs deal with DramaFever

Telemundo Media today announced it signed a digital licensing deal with digital video service DramaFever to stream the network’s telenovelas online and via mobile apps. Starting this month, DramaFever will begin streaming nearly 1,000 hours of library content from Telemundo Media’s original programming across DramaFever’s website and mobile/web apps to an audience of over 10 million monthly […]

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Azteca América launches app

Azteca América launches app

Azteca América today announced the launch of a free app for Android and iOS devices to access top videos from the its library. The app is now available at iTunes and Android stores, as well at www.aztecaamerica.com. New videos will be uploaded every day from Azteca América’s entertainment, news, sports and drama shows. The app also […]

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