FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2018
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STATEMENT: NHMC’s Alex Nogales on Roseanne CancelationOn May 29th, ABC canceled its series Roseanne a few hours after its star Roseanne Barr posted a racist comment on her Twitter account. Alex Nogales, President and CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) had the following to say: “Roseanne Barr’s racist comment is unconscionable and NHMC congratulates ABC’s Channing Dungey for dismissing her.”
The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is the media watchdog for the Latino community, ensuring that we are fairly and consistently represented in news and entertainment and that our voices are heard over the airwaves and on the internet.
We exist to challenge executives and influencers throughout the entertainment and news industry to eliminate barriers for Latinos to express themselves and be heard through every type of medium. NHMC works to bring decision-makers to the table to open new opportunities for Latinos to create, contribute and consume programming that is inclusive, free from bias and hate rhetoric, affordable and culturally relevant.