The U.S. economy grew a slower-than-expected 1.4% annual rate in the fourth quarter, a steep drop from the third quarter’s 2.2% rate, according to the advance report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. This is the slowest quarterly growth since the second quarter of 1995.

Crain Communications Inc. has made its first expansion into Latin America with the acquisition of three business publications in Mexico.

The Hispanic National Bar Association, in partnership with the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the National Society of Hispanic MBAs and the League of United Latin American Citizens, is pleased to present the inaugural Hispanic Internet Summit: The Leadership Forum for Hispanics in th

Cheskin conducted its latest study on the Digital World of the US Hispanic during October and November of 2000, thus having comparative data between the first and fourth quarters of the year.

Changes, Challenges, and Charting New Courses: Minority Commercial Broadcast Ownership in the United States, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) revisits the important topic of minority ownership of broadcast facilities.

J.C. Penney Co., Inc. Executive Vice President, and President and Chief Operating Officer for JCPenney Stores, Catalog and Internet, Vanessa Castagna, has announced the following appointments:

The March of Dimes today has launched a national Hispanic folic acid health education and birth defect prevention campaign to reach Hispanic women of childbearing age, a group that suffers a higher risk of having babies with birth defects of the brain and spine.

During January, the new fundings spread across 29 states.

A Towers Perrin study shows that the median total annual compensation for outside board members of S&P 500 companies has topped $100,000 for the first time, rising to a median of $100,807 in the year 2000.

Latin Venture has announced a list of finalist-companies that will present their business plans to investors at the upcoming Vamos Wireless! 2001 Conference and Venture Market, Feb. 12-13 at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Fla.

That's the evaluation six leading women's and ethnic health organizations will give to state policy makers and business leaders in Sacramento when they release their report, "Nearly A Failing Grade: A Report Card on the Health Status of Women and Girls in California."

AHAA Media University’s goal is to provide media training to AHAA member agencies staff.

Technical Skills: The Media School

Whatever the January unemployment numbers show when they are released in historical context, the U.S. has strong economic fundamentals that could help buffer it against a recession, or keep a recession short and mild, according to the Employment Policy Foundation.

To further strengthen its senior management team and provide additional support to its creative and marketing business unit, Leapnet, Inc., an Internet professional services company, announced the promotion of David Hernandez to Senior Vice President, Chief Creative Officer from Executive Creativ