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Any media company that knowingly spreads false information should answer to a jury, writes Brenda Victoria Castillo, president and CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition.
Ahead of the midterm elections, on Friday the campaign arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus launched ‘Ya Tu Sabes!,’ a YouTube show to provide Latino voters across the country with content that is entertaining, educational, and representative.
Maria is joined by Julio Ricardo Varela, Voto Latino CEO Maria Teresa Kumar, and Jaime Longoria, manager of research and training for the Disinfo Defense League at Media Democracy Fund, to discuss who is behind disinformation campaigns, their impact on communities, and the organizing that is being done to counter these issues.
While white Latinos dominate the airwaves and social media with bigotry, they do a disservice to the vast diversity of Latinos by fostering hate and division within the Latino community.
Some tips on navigating the age of misinformation from board-certified psychiatrist Dr. Lauro Amezcua-Patino.
Last week, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus went public with letters sent on January 14 to the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok “respectfully requesting a meeting” to discuss Spanish-language misinformation on their platforms.
Heading into a midterm election in which control of Congress is at stake, lawmakers, researchers and activists are preparing for another onslaught of falsehoods targeted at Spanish-speaking voters. And they say social media platforms that often host those mistruths aren’t prepared.
Investigative journalist Jean Guerrero speaks with Maria Hinojosa about her recent reporting on Latino social media influencers who are fanning the flames of the immigration debate.
That flow of misinformation has only intensified since Election Day, researchers and political analysts say.
Gov. DeSantis is not up to the task, and we as Floridians left with the responsibility of saving our own lives in the meantime, cannot in good conscience allow him to continue his unmitigated spreading of lies in the name of political expediency.
The initiative is not only about informing the public, but also about strengthening the country’s media sector, particularly at a time when journalists are under attack and constant threat.
The Government of Puerto Rico’s Main Strategies During COVID-19: Ineptitude, Misinformation and Secrecy (OPINION)
Competence, expertise, openness and honesty are all critical to build trust and credibility during a crisis. Unfortunately, the Puerto Rican government has failed at every single one of these during the COVID-19 emergency.
As the 2024 election approaches, community organizations are preparing for what they expect to be a worsening onslaught of disinformation targeting communities of color and immigrant communities.
While the Biden administration says its focus is to counter misinformation, the policy changes announced just hours prior to the end of Title 42 are likely to sow further confusion at the southern border.
Many people online have questioned how a Latino can have such intense racist and discriminatory beliefs, but the idea that Latinos cannot hold racist beliefs ignores facets of Latino culture that can lead some to become entrenched in far-right ideologies.
As we continue the fight to prevent sexual violence, we also need to advocate for essential reproductive health care and services for survivors. This includes timely access to emergency contraception, which until recently was not available to women and girls in Honduras.
Produced by the largest grassroots immigrant youth rights group, United We Dream, ‘No Borders, Just Flavors’ features young immigrants battling it out in the kitchen to see who has the better dish while sharing what their recipe means to them.
After a 13-year total ban, on Wednesday, International Women’s day, Honduras’ first woman president, Xiomara Castro, legalized the use and distribution of the emergency contraceptive pill, also known as the morning-after pill —or PAE, in Honduras— for everyone in the country.
While experts and others do know that it is possible, desirable, and mutually beneficial to maintain U.S. citizenship in any sovereignty option, statehooders keep trying to misinform Puerto Ricans and policymakers in Washington.
Misogyny, homophobia, and transphobia are often used to draw more conservative Latinos to far-right political culture wars.
A look at the battle over abortion rights in Puerto Rico following the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of ‘Roe v. Wade’ in 2022, which undid nearly 50 years of reproductive rights protections in the United States