In furtherance of its goal to ensure that Comcast and NBCU increase efforts to diversify their workforce, corporate governance, procurement, philanthropy and community investments, and programming, NHMC signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Comcast and NBCU in late June. The MOU, executed in partnership with other leading Hispanic civil rights organizations, will create more opportunities for Latinos in the media, telecommunications and entertainment industries.
To be clear, NHMC does not see this MOU as a solution to the ills of media consolidation. If you will remember, in early June NHMC President and CEO, Alex Nogales, testifed on the merger at a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee in Los Angeles. His testimony is available here. Alex explained his reasoning for signing the MOU in a op-ed published on the Huffington Post web-site in mid-July. The MOU is now publicly available on the FCC web-site.]]>