In the second quarter of 2020, based on MAGNA’s analysis of media owners financials, advertising revenues dropped by -17% to $46bn.

Hispanics represent 18.5 percent of the population in this country, but just 4 percent of the executive ranks.

In this research brief, Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative’s research highlights the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on Latino-owned businesses. We followed up with the same group of Latino-owned businesses that took our survey in March and also surveyed a larger sample of 7,000 Latino and white business owners.

Great problem solvers are made, not born. That’s what we’ve found after decades of problem solving with leaders across business, nonprofit, and policy sectors. These leaders learn to adopt a particularly open and curious mindset, and adhere to a systematic process for cracking even the most inscrutable problems. They’re terrific problem solvers under any conditions. And when conditions of uncertainty are at their peak, they’re at their brilliant best.

The COVID-19 crisis has completely altered what daily life looks like both here in the United States and throughout the world. No longer can people simply go about their lives – there is heightened concern surrounding health and safety as this virus makes its way through society.  By Lauren Lootens / Florida State University

Business must now decide how to manage three intertwined issues: Covid-19 and the ensuing economic downturn; the necessity of action on diversity, equality, and inclusion; and the election, which is prompting deep partisan divides.

In 2019, the poverty rate for the United States was 10.5%, the lowest since estimates were first released for 1959.

No more than half of U.S. adults feel confident in the news media or think other Americans feel this wayIn a year filled with major news stories – from impeachment to a contentious election, from a global pandemic to nationwide protests over racial injustice – Americans continue to have a complicated relationship with the news media.

The greatest shift may be in how the buy side and sell side interact. Sellers of premium inventory have historically owned something very valuable that advertisers needed: eyeballs. And they still do. But now, that is not enough. There is greater onus on the sell side to deliver on a product or service that appeals to cautious and under-funded advertisers and agencies. This is where things get interesting.

The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, produced in partnership with Cision, published a new report - Bridging the Gap for Comms & Marketing: Building Cohesion in the Age of Customer Disruption. The new report details the best practices and technologies for overcoming the challenges that brand leaders face when aligning marketing and comms teams.

How the pandemic has impacted TV viewing among Hispanics is a topic that Romina Rosado, the SVP of entertainment and content for NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is prepared to address during her keynote interview Thursday, September 24 at the upcoming Hispanic Television Summit.  By Joe Schramm, President, Schramm Marketing Group and Producer, Hispanic Television Summit

Marketing firm Pinta will support Dr. Seuss Enterprises within the Latinx market in the U.S. with a robust program inclusive of advertising, digital, influencer and PR. The expansion within the Latinx market is the latest move by Dr. Seuss Enterprises, as they continue to recognize the significance of reaching these consumers, while furthering its presence on a global scale.  

Karina Dobarro, SVP, Managing Director, Multicultural & International Brand Strategy at Horizon Media is being honored this year at the 18th Annual Hispanic Television Summit with the award for Executive Leadership in Hispanic Television and Video. By Joe Schramm, President, Schramm Marketing Group and Producer, Hispanic Television Summit

The Recording Industry Association of America and its members announced a new multimedia campaign recognizing and celebrating Hispanic artists, their music, and the genre’s overall impact on U.S. society and culture.

The ability to measure AM/FM radio’s ability to drive viewership to TV premieres and events is now exceptionally accurate. Nielsen’s “Promo Effect” study uses the 80,000-person Portable People Meter panel.  By Pierre Bouvard

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