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Hispanic Growth Reflected in Media Boom

The rise in the Hispanic population in the United States has meant an increase in Hispanic media outlets: radio stations, newspapers, and television. The boom has implications for the country's diverse Hispanic communities and for advertisers.

Copyright 2005 NPR

Corrected: July 30, 2005 at 8:53 PM EDT
A referernce to the origin of bachata music is in error. It's originally from the Dominican Republic.
Felix Contreras is co-creator and host of Alt.Latino, NPR's pioneering program about Latin Alternative music and Latino culture. It features music as well as interviews with many of the most well-known Latinx musicians, actors, filmmakers, and writers. He has hosted and produced Alt.Latino episodes from Mexico, Colombia, Cuba, and throughout the U.S. since the show started in 2010.