Hispanic Newspapers

Clarín Follows the Lead of Netflix and Spotify

Paying for access to digital content is nothing new for users; the popularity of Netflix and Spotify has paved the way in that regard. What is a novelty is that Argentine newspaper Clarín has joined the bandwagon, spearheading a trend that will surely be joined by other media in that country and the region. How does this news impact users, advertisers, and the media outlet itself? In this article, I share my experiences as a user, written from the point of view of a digital world insider.


Telemundo & La Opinión Announce Content Partnership

Noticias Telemundo and La Opinión announced a partnership to produce and publish news content aimed at Hispanic Americans.The partnership includes the launch of “Telemundo and La Opinión Present,” a series of stories on Latino issues that will appear on Telemundo Network, La Opinión newspaper, and the digital platforms of both organizations.


Gannett Buys Digital Marketing Company ReachLocal

Gannett Co., Inc. and ReachLocal, Inc. announced a merger agreement whereby Gannett would acquire the outstanding shares of ReachLocal, Inc., for US$4.60 per share in cash, via a tender offer.The transaction has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies and is expected to be completed in the third quarter


Proxy Advisory Firm Urges Tribune Shareholders to Oppose Gannett Deal

Tribune Publishing Co. has again rejected revised Gannett Co., Inc. proposal to acquire all of Tribune Publishing for US$15.00 per share in cash.The company received a US$70.5 million investment from Nant Capital in a deal that makes the California-based technology investment firm the company’s second-largest shareholder, edging past the 4.695 million shares owned by Oaktree Capital Management.


Tribune Rejects Gannett’s Offer, Adopts “Poison Pill”

Tribune Publishing board of directed rejected USA Today owner Gannett’s US$815 million offer to acquire the company. Tribune Publisher, owner of Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and nine other daily newspapers, said Gannett’s “opportunistic” proposal understates the company’s true value and is not in the best interests of its shareholders.


USA Today Launches Branded Content Studio “GET Creative”

The USA TODAY NETWORK has launched GET Creative, a new branded content studio that enables partners to reach more than 100 million readers.GET Creative gives advertisers the ability to immerse audiences in branded experiences on par with trusted editorial content across all USA TODAY NETWORK platforms.


Enlace Now Hoy San Diego, Is There an Hoy Orange County in the Making?

What: Enlace, the San Diego Union-Tribune’s weekly Spanish-language publication changed its name to Hoy San Diego. The name change, as well as a format change from broadsheet to tabloid happened on February 13. Why it matters: Hoy now has newspapers in Los Angeles (daily), Chicago and San Diego and Tribune also owns several other Hispanic targeted […]


New York Times Launches Edition for Spanish-Speaking World

What: The New York Times has launched a Spanish-language Web site to expand its reach in Spanish-speaking markets.The web site will include articles translated from English into Spanish as well as content from a team of journalists in Mexico City. Why it matters: But for a few print editions inserted in Latin American newspapers, the New York Times […]


If Tribune Publishing Buys Freedom’s Assets, What Will this Mean for Hispanic Media?

Industry observers asked by Portada note that it is only a matter of time until the Los Angeles Times, owned by Tribune Publishing, buys financially troubled Freedom Communications or, at least, its most coveted asset the Orange County Register. Why is Tribune Publishing interested in Freedom’s assets and what would a consolidation mean particularly to Hispanic media?. 4 key questions we look at.


New York Times Digital Subs Grow but Advertising Declines

What: New York Times Co. has released its Q3 profits beating analysts expectations with Net income  of US$9.42 million( 6 cents a share) comparing to a loss of US$12.5 million, or 8 cents, a year earlier. Why it matters: Print ad revenue fell 1 %( better than the 12.8% decline in the second quarter). Interestingly digital advertising declined by […]


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