Spanish http://wlrn.org en Univision's New Cable Channel Fusion Opens HQ In Doral http://wlrn.org/post/univisions-new-cable-channel-fusion-opens-hq-doral <p><span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; ">Univision dominates Spanish-language broadcasting, more than doubling the audience of its largest rival, </span>Telemundo<span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; ">. But starting this fall, Univision will tackle an audience that has always been foreign to the Doral-based network: people who watch television in English.</span></p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:39:10 +0000 Doug Hanks 19802 at http://wlrn.org Univision's New Cable Channel Fusion Opens HQ In Doral Miami Accents: Why Locals Embrace That Heavy "L" Or Not http://wlrn.org/post/miami-accents-why-locals-embrace-heavy-l-or-not <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Michelle </span>Antelo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was born and raised in Miami but has never lived anywhere else. After learning Spanish at home from her Cuban parents, she always thought her English, which she learned at school, was up to American standards.</span></p><p>But, as many Miamians have learned, her way of speaking stuck out around people from places other than Miami. When Antelo was a cheerleader in high school, her Broward County teammates told her she sounded different.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Patience Haggin 19624 at http://wlrn.org Miami Accents: Why Locals Embrace That Heavy "L" Or Not Miami Accents: How 'Miamah' Turned Into A Different Sort Of Twang http://wlrn.org/post/miami-accents-how-miamah-turned-different-sort-twang <p></p><p></p><p>You might’ve heard it when you're out on the town, at Publix, or at that cafe down the street. Or, you might hear it when you open your own mouth.</p><p><strong><a href="http://wlrn.org/post/miami-accents-why-locals-embrace-heavy-l-or-not?nopop=1" target="_blank">RELATED: Miami Accents: Why Locals Embrace That Heavy "L" Or Not</a></strong></p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 14:21:08 +0000 Gabriella Watts 18972 at http://wlrn.org Miami Accents: How 'Miamah' Turned Into A Different Sort Of Twang How I Learned To Swear In Cuban http://wlrn.org/post/how-i-learned-swear-cuban <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n59TEvACLqg</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 17:18:00 +0000 Luis Clemens 18727 at http://wlrn.org How I Learned To Swear In Cuban More Latinos Read All About It In English http://wlrn.org/post/more-latinos-read-all-about-it-english A growing share of Latinos in the U.S. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 11:51:30 +0000 Hansi Lo Wang 17935 at http://wlrn.org More Latinos Read All About It In English In The Summer, Univision Is Numero Uno http://wlrn.org/post/summer-univision-numero-uno For three consecutive weeks this summer, Spanish-language TV network Univision won the prime-time ratings among young adult viewers. The network is bragging about its prime-time ratings domination with full-page ads in the <em>LA Times</em>, <em>New York Times</em> and <em>Wall Street Journal</em>. Its English-language video exclaims: "For the first time ever, Univision is now the number one network in any language."<p>Univision has topped the ratings before in the summer, but never for this long. For an unprecedented three weeks, it scored with viewers aged 18 to 49. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:03:44 +0000 Mandalit del Barco 17849 at http://wlrn.org In The Summer, Univision Is Numero Uno How To Better Protect Farmworkers From Pesticides: Spanish http://wlrn.org/post/how-better-protect-farmworkers-pesticides-spanish Advocates for farmworkers, especially those who grow America's leafy greens and fresh vegetables, are <a href="http://farmworkerjustice.org/press/new-farmworker-justice-report-profiles-dangers-pesticide-poisoning-offers-recommendations-epa">pushing</a> the government to do more to protect those workers from exposure to pesticides.<p>A 20-year-old regulation — the <a href="http://www.epa.gov/agriculture/twor.html">Worker Protection Standard</a> — is supposed to prevent harmful pesticide exposures on the farm. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 18:59:08 +0000 17630 at http://wlrn.org How To Better Protect Farmworkers From Pesticides: Spanish Why Miami Is Now A Hub For Latino TV http://wlrn.org/post/why-miami-now-hub-latino-tv <p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding-left: 10px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, 'DejaVu Serif', serif; font-size: 15px; ">If you had to guess where most of the TV programming for Latinos is being produced these days, where would you guess? L.A., New York, Texas? How about Miami? A recent deal has solidified Miami as a major television hub.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Karen Burkett 14563 at http://wlrn.org Why Miami Is Now A Hub For Latino TV Stadium Issues Dog Brazil Ahead Of 2014 World Cup http://wlrn.org/post/stadium-issues-dog-brazil-ahead-2014-world-cup Soccer isn't just a sport in Brazil, it's a religion, and the main temple is the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.<p>The venue is not only the biggest stadium in Brazil but the biggest in South America. Over the weekend, the newly renovated complex reopened to great fanfare, with stirring musical numbers, a light show and dignitaries including Brazil's president.<p>The headlines in the local media, however, focused not on the fanfare but on the many problems, from flooding in the VIP area to malfunctioning seats and turnstiles. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 14:32:50 +0000 Lourdes Garcia-Navarro 13236 at http://wlrn.org Stadium Issues Dog Brazil Ahead Of 2014 World Cup