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Latin Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award announces honorees
Hispanic Ad
Oscar D'León, Juan Formell, Roberto Menescal, Totó La Momposina, Palito Ortega, Eddie Palmieri, and Miguel Ríos will be honored with The Latin Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award, and Mario Kreutzberger aka "Don Francisco" and Pedro Ramírez Velázquez are the recipients of the prestigious Trustees Award, it was announced by The Latin Recording Academy.
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CBS, Time Warner Cable reach agreement, end blackout
USA Today
CBS Corp. confirmed Monday that it has reached a new broadcasting rights agreement with Time Warner Cable, ending a month-long blackout of the network's shows at several key markets in the country.
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Cable news ratings: Top 30 shows for August 2013
The Huffington Post
The ratings are in, and there was good and bad news for each of the networks. Fox News dominated the ratings as usual, claiming 13 of the top shows. The network, however, had trouble with viewers in the key 25-54 demo.
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ESPN flexes muscle In cable bundle debate
Benzinga
The debate over whether cable and satellite companies should offer TV channels via bundles (as they do now) versus a la carte options has a big player – Disney owned ESPN, the self-proclaimed “Worldwide Leader in Sports.”
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LATEST DIVERSITY NEWS


Why Asians love 'Crazy Rich Asians'
The Atlantic Wire
The men and women who populate Kevin Kwan's latest novel, 'Crazy Rich Asians,' are some of the most vile, vapid, superficial, raunchy and conniving Asian characters who have ever been created—and Asian-Americans, by and large, love every single one of them.
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Spanish flick a hit with US box office, Hispanics
Global Times
Spanish-language film 'Instructions Not Included' generated $10 million in ticket sales over the four-day Labor­ Day weekend, from Friday to Monday­, a record for a Spanish film in the U.S. and a sign of the potential the Hispanic market represents for Hollywood.­
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Among recent high school graduates, Hispanic college enrollment rate surpasses that of whites
Pew Research Center
A new U.S. Census Bureau report shows that after several years of gains, college enrollments in the U.S. fell between 2011 and 2012. But for one group—Hispanics—college enrollments were up, reflecting Hispanic population growth along with a growing share of young Latinos prepared for college. The new Census Bureau data also shows Hispanic students reached other milestones in 2012, continuing recent upward trends in educational attainment and college attendance.
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NAMIC announces continued partnership with Time Warner Cable in support of diversity and inclusion
PR Newswire
The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications, a leading trade association advocating for diversity and inclusion, recently announced its continued partnership with Time Warner Cable, a longstanding Annual Corporate Sponsor.
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NAMIC NEWS




Upcoming NAMIC events
NAMIC-Philadelphia: 10th Annual Paragon Awards
5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 — Le Meridien, Philadelphia
Join the NAMIC-Philadelphia chapter as they honor this year's Paragon Award recipients: Andrea Agnew, Comcast - Paragon Trailblazer Award; Wilco Electronic Systems, Inc. - Paragon Legacy Award; Christopher R. Powell, Cable and Telecommunication HR Association - Paragon Industry Leadership Award. Cost: $60 members and $70 nonmembers. Click here to register.

NAMIC-Carolinas: The Digital Media Summit 5.0 Disruptive Technology & OTT Entertainment
2-5 p.m. Sept. 19 — Mint Museum, Charlotte, N.C.
Cost: $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Click here to register.

27th Annual NAMIC Conference
Oct. 8-9 — New York Marriott Marquis
Registration prices: $1,375 members; $1,650 nonmembers. For more information, visit the conference site. Click here to register before Tuesday, Sept. 10 and qualify for a chance to win an Apple iPad 3! [Prize will be awarded during the conference].

We are seeking responsible, reliable volunteers, with a professional demeanor to assist with a variety of tasks for the 27th Annual NAMIC Conference. Volunteers are needed for stuffing bags, providing assistance with registration, directing attendees, serving as room monitors for the four Learning Tracks and much more. If you're interested and available, please complete the form and return by Friday, September 27, 2013.  The form should be sent to the attention of Faride Precil by fax at 212-594-8391 or by e-mail to faride.precil@namic.com.

Download a volunteer form and sign up by September 27.

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UPCOMING INDUSTRY EVENTS


The 11th Annual Hispanic Television Summit
The Hispanic Television Summit has become the premier conference for those in the business of television intended for Hispanic viewing audiences. This event is presented by leading television industry publications Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on Oct. 2.

For more information about this event and to register, please visit: hispanictvsummit.com or contact Jennifer Ware at 917-281-4718 or jware@nbmedia.com.

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Advertising Women of New York — Multicultural Mix and Mingle 3.0
AWNY Multicultural Alliance
This year's Multicultural Mix and Mingle is poised to be the best yet, featuring great networking opportunities with a rooftop and loft atmosphere with the New York City skyline as a backdrop; the culinary talents of celebrity chef, Marcus Samelsson, of Red Rooster Harlem; and smooth sounds with DJ provided by Terra Networks.
Click here
to register now
6-9 p.m. Sept. 26 Midtown Loft and Terrace, New York City

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PROGRAMMING


Black Girls Code tackles tech inclusion
Forbes
With 1.4 million computing job openings expected in the U.S. by 2020, doesn't it seem like a good idea to teach our children to code? That's the reasoning behind Black Girls Code, a nonprofit dedicated to educating African-American females in all things tech.
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Telemundo's 'NFL Kickoff 2013'
Hispanic Ad
Telemundo celebrates the highly anticipated return of NFL football this fall with “NFL Kickoff 2013,” a 30-minute special that provides a sneak peek at what football fans can expect this season on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 4:30/3:30p.m. CST.
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Sony Pictures TV goes all in with 'Queen'
TV News Check
The syndicator is betting big on upcoming talk-variety strip Queen Latifah: high-profile producers, top-tier stations, big-name guests, a sparkling set and an extensive, multimedia promotional campaign that is just now taking off.
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Anthony Anderson to host NBC's 'Wall of Fame'
The Hollywood Reporter
NBC has tapped a familiar face to host its upcoming Wall of Fame. 'Guys With Kids' star Anthony Anderson has been named host of the network's upcoming family trivia series The Hollywood Reporter, has learned.
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'Arsenio Hall Show' sets premiere week lineup
The Hollywood Reporter
Magic Johnson, George Lopez, Mark Harmon and Ice Cube, among others, will hit the couch during the late-night syndicated talk show's first week on the air. 'The Arsenio Hall Show' has lined up a guest list featuring familiar faces and fellow talk show hosts for its first week.
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MULTICULTURAL MARKETING


Whole Foods becomes latest grocer seeking expansion by tapping black consumers
Target Market News
The announcement recently by upscale grocer, Whole Foods, that it plans to build a new store in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood should not come as a shock to the retail industry. It is simply the latest move by a major grocer to tap into the best opportunity for expansion: underserved black communities.
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Back-to-school shopping trends among Hispanics
Hispanic Ad
Latinum Network announced the findings of a survey conducted by the network's VozLatinum community on back-to-school shopping trends among U.S. Hispanics. Where is the Spend Happening? The survey reveals that when it comes to back-to-school necessities, big box stores like Target, Walmart, and Kmart are the go-to location for back to school shopping, for both traditional school supplies (pencils, notebooks) and other back to school necessities (clothing, sneakers, backpacks).
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5 steps to capturing the Hispanic market -- The last true growth opportunity
Forbes
Most U.S.-based firms have a significant corporate imperative to attract Hispanic consumers, given their tremendous demographic and economic importance. Some companies, such as McDonald's, Budweiser, and AT&T, are spending significant resources to gain market share with Hispanics and are making inroads. But it's no simple task.
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NAMIC Diversity Digest
The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the various authors cited in this newsletter do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of NAMIC.

NAMIC's mission is to educate, advocate, and empower for multi-ethnic diversity in the communications industry.

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