Congressional Minority Caucuses spoke out regarding the FCC's planned June 2 decision on media ownership rules, voicing concerns over the effect of media conglomeration on minority media ownership and programming diversity.

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subject listed below on Monday, June 2, 2003, which is scheduled to commence at 9:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S. W., Washington, D.C.

Children in the United States hold massive consumer power in the food and beverage industry. According to The U.S.

Heineken USA will kick-off its Hispanic marketing efforts this summer via a powerful alliance with the visionary Sonic 360 record label. The relationship will come to life through the creation of the Heineken Presenta La Leche Tour.

Shell Oil Products US has tapped SWG&M Advertising as its multicultural advertising agency of record. SWG&M will design and implement marketing campaigns intended to resonate with African American and Hispanic audiences.

After clearly the scrutiny of the federal Trade Commision, the Univision Communications and Hispanic Broadcasting Corp. merger is pending approval from the Federal Communications Commision (FCC).

After last year’s enormously successful event, Jack Daniel’s and its partner iCaramba Communications will showcase 13 weeks of Latino comedy at the top comedy venues in NYC, including Gotham Comedy Club, The World Famous Comic Strip Live, HA! Comedy Club and StandUP New York.

At a special May 27 meeting of the National Association of Broadcasters Television Board of Directors, the group strongly endorsed a two-part proposal calling for reform of TV ownership rules that recognize competitive challenges facing free, local, over-the-air TV stations.

The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and Consumers Union (CU) warned that the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) proposal to relax media ownership rules will lead to dramatic consolidation of the two most important sources of news for as many as 70 million households.

The U.S. Hispanic Practice of strategic communications firm Burson-Marsteller introduced CEREBRO: Meeting of the Minds, an analysis of key questions and issues related to the Latino market as interpreted by four of the leading Hispanic and multicultural researchers in the United States.

The presidents of the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists urged the Federal Communications Commission to postpone issuing new broadcast ownership regulations until it held more public hearings and studied the effects any changes will have

About one-half (49 percent) of married-couple households with a householder 65 and over had annual incomes of $35,000 or more in 2001, according to a report released by the Commerce Department's Census Bureau.

Major depression is common among African Americans and Hispanics who have osteoarthritis, according to findings presented today at the American Psychiatric Association (APA) annual meeting.

The Pfizer Foundation announced a new grant program aimed at preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS in the southern United States, with particular focus on African-American and Latino communities.

"Check Your Feet!" That is the advice millions of Americans with diabetes will soon be getting in television, radio, and print public service announcements (PSAs) created by the American Association of Health Plans (AAHP) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

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