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Have a WhatsApp chain message you want factchecked? La Silla Vacía’s WhatsApp Detector first wants you to commit to spreading the factcheck to your friends.
¿Quieres que un grupo de periodistas revise si una cadena de Whatsapp es real? El Detector de WhatsApp de la Silla Vacía te puede ayudar, con la condición que de compartas la información verificada entre tus contactos.
“I’m not just looking for someone who is able to interview in Spanish. I want someone who is a native Spanish speaker, who really knows this community and its needs around education.”
“It’s impossible to understand the future of this country if you don’t understand it bilingually. It makes no sense for us not to look at both languages.”
“We have a potential of six million readers. You may not convince all six million people to be your socios, but if you learn more about their interests, you can get closer.”
“We not only want to stay with the audience we have, but also want to use CityLab Latino to get closer to younger, urban Hispanics.”
Spanish-language journalism programs are few and far between in the U.S., but CUNY’s is well-positioned right out of the gate. One upcoming challenge: fundraising.
It’s also translating one of its cornerstone field guides to North American birds: “If you’re a Spanish speaker and wanted to look up birds in Spanish, there was really nowhere online where you could go and search for that information.”
The paper’s new Hispanic Families Network provides parents with smartphones and training on how to report and share information on early-childhood education with others in their community. And so far it’s all taking place on Facebook.