As is often the case when one takes a position for or against something, there are persons who do not find themselves in agreement.

The AOL Time Warner Foundation and People En Español announced the results of their joint national Hispanic Opinion Tracker Study. The study shows that Hispanics continue to embrace their own families, heritage and identity as they become an increasing force in American life.

A continuing study of U.S. Latino youth culture released by Cultural Access Group, Inc.

Dynamic Logic announced the launch of CrossMedia Research, a research product that allows advertisers, agencies and publishers to evaluate the branding effectiveness of integrated marketing campaigns that combine the Internet and offline advertising channels such as TV, print, and radio.

The proportion of custodial mothers -- a ratio of 4-in-5 are single -- taking part in the nation's public assistance programs fell from 26 percent to 11 percent over six years, according to a new report on child support released today by the Commerce Department's Census Bureau.

Last week’s column was about research. I asked whether or not the research that was being produced was solid. I asked what it takes to produce solid research.

Lo and behold! Research is a hot topic now, both in the press and in agency conference rooms.

Simmons Market Research Bureau today announced the appointment of Maria Rivera to the newly-created position of Hispanic Data Collection Manager. Rivera joins the company from ADcom Information Services, where she has served since 1998 as Survey Research Coordinator.

Hispanics currently comprise 12.5 percent of the population of the United States, according to Census 2000. By 2020, they will account for one in five Americans.

La Agencia de Orcí & Asociados and the New America Alliance, the Washington D.C.-based non-profit organization of American Latino business leaders, announced the results of the first-ever U.S. Latino Economic Confidence Index (LECI).

RoperASW announced that daily credit card use is on the rise, allowing consumers to maintain their lifestyles during the economic downturn.

Fox Sports en Español joins the growing number of Spanish-language cable networks to be monitored by Nielsen Media Research’s National Hispanic Service.

Roslow Research Group (RRG) announced that Javier Sotomayor has joined the firm as a Senior Project Director based in Miami.

Geoscape International, Inc. announced it will launch the first-ever “web-gateway” to multicultural market intelligence next week at the 85th Annual DMA Conference in San Francisco.

Children between the ages of eight and 14 make up the consumer market known as "tweens." There are more than 20 million kids in this age group in the United States (U.S.

New Knowledge Networks information about media use by Hispanic, African American, Asian American, and Caucasian men shows sometimes-dramatic differences in their time spent with key media -- differences that could have important implications for advertisers, agencies, and media companies targetin