Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (“Televisa”), and Univision Holdings, Inc. (together with its wholly owned subsidiary, Univision Communications Inc., “Univision”), announced a definitive transaction agreement in which Televisa’s content and media assets will be combined with Univision to create the largest Spanish-language media company in the world: Televisa-Univision (the “Company”).

Multicultural is the new mainstream. Is health marketing ready to seize the moment?

Do you consider search consultants when planning your agency’s new business program? And what is the best way to do that, exactly?  By Mark Duval - The Duval Partnership

A new study by Verizon Media, MAGNA and IPG Media Lab, “The Interactive Effect,” reveals that interactive ads are an effective way to increase engagement, as they cast a wider audience net by quickly grabbing attention and re-engaging those who have previously rejected the brand. In addition, the study found environment to be key when leveraging interactive ads: legitimacy and site quality can be the difference between people interacting with these ad formats or not.

To attain efficient growth impact, marketers seek to connect with multicultural segments in relevant and accurate ways that don't perpetuate negative or false stereotypes.

So, what does work with this first multicultural majority generation? A recent study by the Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC) found that price point alone is not enough with 92 percent of Gen Zers and their parents, who agreed that one or more things matter more than price. Brand trust and style were most important to young Gen Zers.  By: Nancy Tellet, Research Chair, Hispanic Marketing Council

The latest Edelman Trust Barometer study may portend structural changes in how brands communicate with their audiences

sociedAD announced that it has been named partner for the Cancer Research Institute (CRI). CRI, a non-profit organization spearheading transformative investigations to cure cancer by harnessing the power of the immune system, has selected the agency to kick-off the first ever in-language resource hub and Virtual Immunotherapy Patient Summit for the Hispanic community during this critical moment in science and research.  

Despite a string of controversies and the public’s relatively negative sentiments about aspects of social media, roughly seven-in-ten Americans say they ever use any kind of social media site – a share that has remained relatively stable over the past five years, according to a new Pew Research Center survey of U.S. adults.
Growing share of Americans say they use YouTube; Facebook remains one of the most widely used online platforms among U.S. adult

Throughout my life I’ve been called many names. In fact, I remember growing up in Mexico City being fondly referred to as “Güerito” (blondie,) in spite of having dark hair. This name had to do with the fact that I am the son of Rumanian immigrants, so I was whiter than most of my other friends. However, in spite of my foreign origin, last name, and my looks, I was always, and still am, very proud of being Mexican.  By Luis Miguel Messianu, Creative Chairman & CEO, Alma

New data from USAFacts paints a portrait of who is getting vaccinated for COVID-19 in the US — a portrait that’s uneven, varying by state, age, sex, and race. This is just some of the data available in the new Vaccine Tracker, part of the expanded COVID-19 Data Hub at USAFacts.org.

Hispanic consumers are gaining more confidence in the nation's economic outlook and their own finances as COVID-19 vaccines become widely available and government support helps hard-hit households recover from the devastating pandemic.

The Kiwanis Club of Little Havana announced the loss of its longtime Director of Business Development & Marketing, the beloved Teresa Callava, who passed away peacefully surrounded by family on April 7, 2021, at the age of 64, after a long and hard-fought battle with cancer.

To create awareness during April, National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Amigos For Kids, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect by strengthening families and educating communities, is launching a new nationwide campaign titled “Victims.” The goal of the campaign is to help raise awareness of the impact child abuse and neglect can have on children and their communities.

LIONS has announced that Cannes Lions 2021 will be fully digital, running as Cannes Lions Live, from 21-25 June. The event in Cannes, France, will not take place this year.

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