Check out this great audio interview with Juan Gonzales, Professor Felix Gutierrez, and Sandip Roy on the history of Latino journalism in the United States. Juan Gonzales points to El Misisipi as the first Latino newspaper, published in September 1808 in New Orleans.
The Libraries have online access to numerous current Latino publications through databases like Ethnic NewsWatch, Factiva, and LexisNexis. To search for Latino news, visit the metaLINK page and browse for databases under the heading Current Events & News. We also have access to Latino popular magazines like People en Español, Latin Beat, and Semana that you can access through the database ¡Informe!. Check under LACAS, on the metaLINK page for a list of databases with Latin American and Latino content. And happy reading!
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