ERIC Number: ED337539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Latinos and the Media. Focus "En Foco".
Vasquez, Blanca, Ed.
Centro, v3 n1 1990
This issue focuses on Latin Americans and the media, with emphasis on portrayal of the Latin American in United States mass media. "Puerto Ricans and the Media: A Personal Statement" (B. Vasquez) recalls the author's experiences as a young girl in the New York City public schools and in an urban college. The critical importance of the media in shaping her self-image and the collective image of Puerto Ricans is described. The following articles focus on film-making about and by Puerto Ricans and Mexican Americans, the media on the Puerto Rican island, and Spanish-language radio: (1) "Mass Media in Puerto Rico" (F. A. Subervi-Velez and others); (2) "The Origins of the Consumer Culture in Puerto Rico: The Pre-Television Years (1898-1954)" (L. A. Hernandez); (3) "The Aesthetic Discourse: Reading Chicano Cinema Since "La Bamba"" (C. Noriega); (4) "Mi Gente" (P. Figueroa); (5) "Insider/Outsider: Making Films in the Puerto Rican Community" (F. Negron-Mutaner); (6) "La Quinceanera of Chicana Counter Aesthetics" (R. L. Fregoso); (7) "Images and Contradictions: DIVEDCO's (Division de Educacion de la Communidad) Portrayal of Puerto Rican Life" (A. Lauria-Perricelli); (8) "Mi Gente" (M. Falu); and (9) "Latino Journal" (S. Nieves). "Micro-Computers as Research Tools and Community Resources" (R. Chabran) reviews databases for Latino information users. A list of "Centro" publications is appended. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Centro de Estudios Puertorriguenos.
Identifiers: Chicanos; New York (New York)