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‘The Wealthiest Hispanics in the World’: Spanish-Language Television in the United States

John Sinclair

in Latin American Television: A Global View

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159308
eISBN:
9780191673580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159308.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Commercialisation is happening because, in spite of the generally lower socioeconomic indicators for Latinos relative to the mainstream U.S. population, the commercial interests can see that its ... More


Desperately Seeking Dinero: Calculating Language and Race within Radio Ratings

Dolores Inés Casillas

in Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770658
eISBN:
9780814760369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770658.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter critiques Arbitron's awarding of third place in the category of “listener loyalty” to Radio Nueva Vida. The radio ratings service's measurement practices were riddled with linguistic and ... More


Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Marie-Louise Coolahan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This book examines writing in English, Irish, and Spanish by women living in Ireland and by Irish women living on the continent between the years 1574 and 1676. This was a tumultuous period of ... More


Spanish Language and Education in the Midwest

Kim Potowski

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores Spanish language use, maintenance, and education in the Midwest. It surveys various studies of intergenerational language loss, Spanish language dialects, and inter-Latino ... More


Mobilization en Español: Spanish-Language Radio and the Activation of Political Identities

Ricardo Ramírez

in Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Scholars have long been interested in the effects of mass media on political behavior. There is widespread agreement that Spanish-language radio played a key role in the massive turnout for the ... More


Introduction: Public Advocacy on U.S. Spanish-Language Radio

Dolores Inés Casillas

in Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770658
eISBN:
9780814760369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770658.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter presents Governor Bill Richardson's announcement of his U.S. presidential candidacy through a Spanish-language radio station. This declaration set the stage for the ... More


Access to childhood language memory: Implications for cognitive development

Terry Kit-fong Au

in Access to Language and Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592722
eISBN:
9780191731488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592722.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how memories that are acquired by overhearing a second language during early childhood are tacitly retrieved in adult age and influence cognitive development. It describes a ... More


English- and Spanish-Language Media

Hector Amaya

in Citizenship Excess: Latino/as, Media, and the Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708453
eISBN:
9780814723838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708453.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores ethno-territoriality and erasure in relation to the linguistic marginalization of Spanish-language media (SLM) though media deregulation and technological convergence. It ... More


Latin American Television: A Global View

John Sinclair

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159308
eISBN:
9780191673580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159308.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book makes English speakers aware of the dimensions, operation, and significance of the globalisation of television in the Spanish-speaking world. Second only in scale to the market for ... More


Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Dolores Ines Casillas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770658
eISBN:
9780814760369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770658.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The last two decades have produced continued Latino population growth, and marked shifts in both communications and immigration policy. Since the 1990s, Spanish-language radio has dethroned ... More


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