As the year drew to a close, the outstanding growth demonstrated by Telemundo 47 in November continued in December. As the percent of overall viewing to Spanish television grew (as measured by NSI) in December to unprecedented levels in New York.

WXXY-FM & WYXX-FM in Chicago has switched to a Spanish Contemporary format as "Viva 103.1". The station programming will be handled by Veronica Medina and Margarita Granados will be the Promotions Manager.

If you tune in to Univision today at 4pm, you'll see generally the same you've seen each day on Cristina; passion, betrayal, and drama. It may sound like the Cristina show until you notice that everyone is wearing period clothing, and there is a musical score.

Millions of TV viewers will soon be able to enter the world of finance with Pulso del Mercado (The Market's Pulse), a television show in Spanish for the Latin American market.

Fox Sports World and Fox Sports World Espanol's televised coverage of the 52nd Caribbean World Series begins on Friday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. (ET) and opens with the national teams of the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.

Top Internet leaders Aberdeen Research Group, Alta Vista, Arbitron, comScore, DoubleClick, eMarketer, Gartner Group, Greenfield Online, Motorola, NetRatings, NetZero, Nielsen Media Research, OlgilvyOne, PC Data, Radiate, WashingtonPost.Newsweek Interactive, Word of Net, Yahoo!, Ziff Davis, 24/7Me

The FCC reported that commercial television licensees have made many efforts to comply with the scheduling and promotional rules for children's educational and informational programming and are complying with the three-hour core programming guideline established in the 1996 Children's Television

MediaAmerica, Inc., the New York based multi-media advertising sales representative firm, has named Michael A. Castello to Vice President, Hispanic Radio.

The Radio and Television News Association of Southern California (RTNA) recognized "Noticiero TELEMUNDO 52" newscasts with six Golden Mikes, including "Best Half Hour Newscast," at this year's 51st Annual Golden Mike Awards presentation and ceremony, which took place on Saturday, Jan.

InternetMercado.com Inc. announced that it will launch LaBolsita.com, the online version of LaBolsita, a door-to-door distribution program.

According to The Media Audit the web sites of America's old gray daily newspapers are building a commanding lead over other local media web sites.

Marvin Jenkins, President and Chief Executive Officer of Co-Media, Inc. announced that the company will launch its Gay Television Network (GTN), to be aired on Dish Satellite Network, beginning February 2, 2001.

More than 50 million Internet users in Latin America will access the web via mobile devices by 2005 - making wireless Internet access in the region almost as widespread as access from PCs, says Jupiter Research.

Big City Radio announced that it has been appointed to exclusively represent the Hispanic Radio Network (HRN).

The Conde Nast Publications, Inc., has acquired a majority interest in Ideas Publishing Group, the Miami-based publisher of Spanish-language editions of major American magazines, it was announced by S.I. Newhouse, Jr., Chairman of Conde Nast and Mario A. Freude, I.P.G.'s Chairman and C.E.O.

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