Guillermo Zuloaga, prexy of 24-hour Venezuelan news web Globovision was arrested Thursday evening, stoking fears that President Hugo Chavez is cracking down even harder on his critics.
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The Mouse House is teaming up with Univision to make a primetime telenovela for U.S. Hispanic auds, an unusual deal for both companies albeit not their first collaboration.
Not content with suppressing traditional mass media, Venezuelan prexy Hugo Chavez is now calling for the regulation of the Internet.
Univision is launching a telenovela mobile and Internet channel on its Univision.com website in a bid to meet the demands of burgeoning Hispanic Internet users.
A biopic on Mexican icon Cantinflas is underway with Argentine scribe/helmer Gabriela Tagliavini tapped to write the screenplay, based on a story by pic's helmer Alejandro Gomez Monteverde (Bella).
U.S. Hispanic media conglom Univision Communications has realigned its news and entertainment divisions in a bid to streamline its management structure.
Venezuela has denied on technicalities Radio Caracas Television's bid to launch two feevees, keeping the web, which frequently criticizes President Hugo Chavez, off the air.
Uruguayan pic "Gigante" (Giant) dominated Colombia's 50th Cartagena Film Festival on Friday.
U.S. Hispanic media conglom Univision Communications reported fourth-quarter revenue of $515.9 million.
Venezuela's oldest broadcaster continues to come up with creative ways to evade President Hugo Chavez's efforts to stifle dissent in the media by shutting it down.
Colombian telenovelas may have the region's intelligentsia and political leaders railing about their violent content, but their ratings are still stellar.