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“We aren’t, and do not want to be, like the traditional radio stations in Mexico.”
“There’s no point in making a wonderful website or an amazing app if people aren’t going to the website or downloading the app.”
“The use of non-discriminatory language can become a tool to make diversity visible.”
“One of our approaches here is thinking if we manage [to get] platforms and the companies to put attention into Spanish-language misinformation in the U.S., that is going to benefit our regions in the long term.”
“We want to serve people like our parents: Immigrants, monolingual Spanish speakers who have specific needs and many stories to tell but who are often left out of mainstream media.”
Every aspect of La Brega, from the scripts to the sound design to the original music and illustrations by Puerto Rican artists, was produced in a way that would speak to a Puerto Rican audience.
“Conspiracies are flourishing with virtually no response from credible Spanish-language media outlets.”
The New York Times, BuzzFeed, HuffPost, El País, and others have all retrenched from the country in various ways recently. But Business Insider sees potential in reaching younger, upwardly mobile Mexicans.
And do it in two languages. “The stories are bubbling up from the local reporters who are living and covering these beats and can tell them with the nuance, context, and perspective that brings an authenticity to the national audience.”
“I think people in the Spanish-speaking world want to know about what’s happening everywhere, in France, in the U.S., with Brexit, and of course what’s happening with Ecuador, the protests happening in Colombia…It’s a kind of global podcast in Spanish.”