Today, Senator Ed Markey announced the introduction of the Senate companion bill (S.2219) to U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries’ “The Hate Crime Reporting Act of 2014″ (H.R. 3878), to examine the role of the internet, television, radio and other telecommunications in encouraging hate crimes based on gender, race, religion, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.
NHMC sends its condolences to the families of the three lives lost in tragic acts of anti-Semitic violence at two Jewish community centers in Kansas on the eve of Passover. The FBI and local authorities are pursuing hate crime charges against the suspect, who has a long history of hate.
Yesterday, the FCC announced a new measure designed to increase competition in the broadcast television industry. This action could potentially create new opportunities for women, Latinos and other people of color to own broadcast outlets.
NHMC gathered more than 300 media and entertainment industry executives and insiders, Latino industry professionals looking to take the next step in their careers, as well as Latinos looking to break into the industry, at the 2014 NHMC MediaCon on March 27.
KCAL 9 in Los Angeles interviewed NHMC on our upcoming event that aims to take Latinos to the next level in the entertainment industry.
Joe Earley, Chief Operating Officer at Fox Broadcasting, will join previously announced speakers CBS Entertainment Chairman Nina Tassler, NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke, and ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee in a keynote panel session at the 3rd Annual NHMC MediaCon.