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Texas State hosts Spanish language, Latino-oriented media conference

By Krishna De La Cruz
University News Service
February 11, 2013

The Center for the Study of Latino Media and Markets (CSLM&M) in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University will host the Fourth International Spanish-Language and Latino-Oriented Media Conference Feb. 21-23, in the LBJ Student Center ballroom on campus.

International scholars from universities in Barcelona, Colombia, Mexico and Puerto Rico as well as the United States will present their research work, findings, theories and assessment on topics including marketing communication, media ownership and practices, media and society, telecommunication and media policies, media adoption and culture, and electronic and interactive communication among others.

Sindy Chapa, associate professor, the Center’s assistant director, and organizing committee president, added that the conference will highlight the participation of NBC,, iLatino.TV/Gobba.TV, Fox news Latino, Patch AOL Latino and Huffington Post Latino Voices during the 9:30 a.m. session Saturday, Feb. 23.

The three-day conference will have nine sessions comprising 54 presentations by academics, graduate students and professionals.

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