"Noticiero Univision," the Spanish-language newscast on UHF-TV station Univision 41 (WXTV) in New York, beat the "CBS Evening News" with Dan Rather for a second straight day last night (Wed., Jan. 24) in New York's overnight Nielsen ratings.

Latina Media Ventures, publisher of Latina Magazine, announced that Betty Cortina, one of the founding editors of O, The Oprah Magazine, has joined the company as its Editorial Director.

Cingular Interactive, formerly BellSouth Wireless Data, closed the year 2000 with over 570,000 subscribers on its nationwide Cingular Interactive Intelligent Wireless Network. The year-end subscriber figure represents growth of over 100% from last year's total of just over 200,000.

The Miami Herald Publishing Company announced that The Miami Herald and Miami.com have formed a partnership with the Miami Internet Alliance to help the non-profit organization's efforts to promote South Florida as the Internet Hub of the Americas.

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.

Many Hispanic groups in New York, protested the airing of a``Law & Order'' episode about violence during New York's Puerto Rican Day parade.

The NBC Network has issued an apology and a promise not to air the episode again.

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.

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

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.

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.

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