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November 14, 2018

The transparency debate and distrust between advertisers and media buying agencies has been a topic in C-suites since Jon Mandel's 2015 speech at the Association of National Advertisers' (ANA) annual media conference, yet ANA's work on transparency dates back to at least 2011. Interest took a new, unprecedented turn on October 10, 2018 when the ANA notified its members that the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) asked the ANA to inform its members about the investigation and to ask its members to consider cooperating with the FBI investigation if they believed they might have been defrauded by their agencies.

November 14, 2018

Economic growth in 2018 is poised to be the strongest since 2005, which translates into positive consumer sentiment, thus stimulating further growth and signaling a strong holiday shopping season.

November 14, 2018

The advertiser community needs help dealing with the vast quantities of data generated not only from third parties (like social media platforms and the audience measurement organizations) but also from their own first-party data-sets.  It’s one reason why advertisers are increasingly taking what used to be perceived as media agency tasks in-house.

November 14, 2018

It’s well known across the media landscape that consumers in the U.S. are connecting with more content across more devices than ever before. But as an industry, we have not tapped into the truly unique opportunities presented by this increased consumption at the same pace as consumers.

November 14, 2018

Is Netflix buying Viacom? Amazon buying CBS?  New media companies buying old ones makes sense. But maybe not for reasons you think.

November 13, 2018

 

ANA celebrates 20 Years of Multicultural and Diversity Conferences

When P&G makes it known that this iconic house of brands stands for both Profits & Growth and Purpose & Good, marketers pay attention. It’s no surprise that this quote by P&G CMO Marc Pritchard is being retweeted, reposted and restated as a validating proof point in support of an industry discipline that has been given short shrift: “If you’re not doing multicultural marketing, you’re not doing marketing.”  By Rochelle Newman-Carrasco - EVP, Hispanic Strategy Walton Isaacson

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November 13, 2018

It’s been almost two years since Marc Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer of Procter & Gamble, told the digital advertising industry to clean up its act. The e, currently the world’s second largest CPG company, was tired of what he perceived as massive waste in the digital advertising supply chain. He was referring to the lack of transparency between advertisers and digital agencies and the alphabet soup of ad-tech players that created complexity without always clearly defining value.

November 13, 2018

Progress on gender diversity at work has stalled. To achieve equality, companies must turn good intentions into concrete action.

November 13, 2018

The senior vice president and general manager of CNN en Español and Hispanic strategy for CNN/U.S.,2018 has been recognized with the PromaxIMPACT Award and the 2018 Leading Ladies of Entertainment by The Latin Recording Academy®

November 13, 2018

Disclaimer: this is just my personal POV. Off the top of my head. I took some mental notes here and there but this is just what stuck in my mind, which I’m hereby hastily putting together for your perusal. Congrats to Gilbert Dávila and team for once again putting together a marquee of first-rate talent coordinated with clockwork care.  By Gonzalo López Martí - Creative director, etc    /    LMMiami.com

November 10, 2018

Companies around the world are becoming more proactive in their sustainability approaches and marketing efforts. It’s not just consumers leading the way to sustainability, but companies are using their influence to lead consumers to sustainability as well.

November 09, 2018

Combate Americas unveiled at a news conference at the Mexican Consulate in Fresno, Calif., a massive winner’s cup trophy, and announced the final four featherweight (145 pounds) contestants for its much-anticipated, “COPA COMBATE,” one-night Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) tournament extravaganza featuring eight fighters, representing eight different countries, battling it out for a $100,000 grand prize

November 09, 2018

Entravision Communications Corporation announced that Mario M. Carrera has decided to step down as Chief Revenue Officer. 

November 09, 2018

If your company's employee roster doesn't reflect the multicultural audience it seeks, does it truly understand that audience, respect it, and want it? That's the subject of the latest Hispanic Radio Podcast, in which RBR+TVBR Editor-in-Chief Adam R Jacobson tackles "The Case For Change" -- and how it could lead your company to not only change the format of a struggling radio station to one of interest to Latinos, but also lead your company to fully embrace the "new American mainstream."

November 09, 2018

This paper focuses on the role and effectiveness of premium multi-screen video – the professionally produced content of multi-screen Television and Cinema.

November 08, 2018

Univision Communications Inc. has appointed Diane Kniowski to the position of president and regional general manager of local media. Effective immediately, she will report directly to Univision CEO Vincent Sadusky, and be based in Miami.

November 08, 2018

When I first started work in the U.S., I vividly remember being taken to task by a senior research director at a client company who accused me of using “judgement” in my analysis. This episode highlighted a clash between my belief that data needed to be interpreted to be useful and a widespread belief that the research role was simply to report the data.  by Nigel Hollis

November 08, 2018

Telemundo Deportes, the Spanish-language home for all FIFA events including the 2019 Women’s World Cup France, presents exclusive coverage of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018, the sixth edition of the biennial international women’s youth soccer championship featuring 16 teams competing for the title.

November 08, 2018

Cinelatino will celebrate Thanksgiving Day with the exclusive U.S. television premiere of the highest-grossing Latino film of 2015, Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos ("Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-cellent Adventure").

November 07, 2018

Around the world, sports are a favorite form of entertainment. For some fans, that means tracking every statistic and player nuance across an entire season, while others just enjoy the comradery of cheering on the same athlete or team

November 07, 2018

An extremely efficient way to create effective marketing messages is to segment consumers through targeting the various and distinct cultures. As Kaur & Chawla point out in “Impact of Culture on Marketing”, “Consumers can be attracted [to a product or service] only when product (sic) will fit better according to their customs, traditions, norms, and cultural requirements” (2016).  By Bryce Kelley  - Florida State University

November 06, 2018

  By Gonzalo López Martí - Creative director, etc. /  LMMiami.com    

  • Is it meant to change minds about a product, service, brand or politician?
  • Is it meant to sell?
  • Is it meant to inform?
November 06, 2018

The Latin Recording Academy and Univision Communications Inc. have announced the official sponsors of the 19th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®. The event will connect leading international brands through innovative programs and campaigns with Latin music fans, across platforms as well as through several on-site experiential activations.

November 06, 2018

Hispanic voters are poised to play a potentially pivotal role as to whether the Democrats or the Republicans control the US Congress after the midterm elections. Hispanic voters have grown as a percentage of the electorate, largely as a result of young Hispanic-Americans attaining voting age.

November 06, 2018

Data. Data everywhere.  I’m borrowing from Charles Dickens here, but the vast expanse of data available to us can feel overwhelming at times, and the challenge of interpreting the data can feel a bit like wading through the foggy landscape he once described.  By James Oates, U.K. Client Delivery Lead

November 05, 2018

Virtue, the creative agency born from VICE, and El Rey, the entertainment brand founded by Robert Rodriguez, have joined forces to launch LA REYNA, an agency partnering with brands seeking to connect with the rising US Hispanic market.