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2013


@giorodriguez Public TV nabs Juan Sepulveda, social engagement strategist extraordinaire OK, this got my attention the other day. Juan Sepulveda — a man not super well-known in general/generic world of social media, but super accomplished in the more strategic world of social engagement — is now at PBS. As Senior VP of station services, he’ll …

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TORONTO – Mood Media Corp. (TSX:MM), a provider of scents and digital signs to the retail industry, is selling off its residential Latin American music division to a Montreal-based company for $16.3 million. Stingray Digital, owner of the Galaxie TV digital music service, will buy the operations as part of an expanded supply agreement between …

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The audience at a Marc Anthony show in Los Angeles got the unique opportunity to be part of a “fan-made” music video of his hit song “Vivir Mi Vida.” During his Sept. 9 concert last year, the crooner asked fans to videotape the performance of his song because maybe they would make it a video. …

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Another death for the Latin world but this time it was a robbery killing Monday night in Venezuela of former Miss Venezuela queen and well-known actress in the United States Monica Spear. Another death for the Latin world but this time it was a robbery killing Monday night in Venezuela of former Miss Venezuela queen …

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Last year Juan Luis Morera Luna and Llandel Veguilla Malavé, better known as the reggaetón duo Wisin & Yandel, announced they were taking a hiatus from each other and launching solo projects. Each of them, with separate management, signed to Sony Music U.S. Latin after a lifetime with Machete/UMLE. Now, Wisin and Yandel have also …

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The Brazilian romantic singer Nelson Ned, who had a successful singing career in Latin America in the 1970 and 1980’s, died Sunday in San Paulo at the age of 66. Nelson Ned was hospitalized Saturday due to a severe case of pneumonia and high fever. In the last decade, he had serious health problems – …

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Wisconsin’s first Latina Republican lawmaker said Thursday she won’t participate in the Legislature’s Black and Latino Caucus. “With due deference to Representative Mandela Barnes and his group, I don’t need to be a part of a minority caucus to understand communities of color or find ways to empower them,” Rep. Jessie Rodriguez, R-Franklin, said. “I’ve …

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In 2014 brands must finally resolve their fate with Hispanic consumers. Most companies see only the growing number of Hispanic consumers and their estimated $1.5B purchasing power in 2015, yet fail to authentically convert this opportunity to their bottom-line. Why? Across all industries, they continue to unknowingly create tension points with the community, making it …

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