National Hispanic Media Coalition

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    "El Piolin" Was Accused of Harassment Before Popular Spanish-Language Radio Show Nixed

    See the update at the end of this post about the disclosure Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo was accused of sexual harassment before Univision abruptly ended his popular morning radio show. ORIGINAL POST, JULY 23, 8 A.M.: I've been around the peripheries of radio long enough to understand that radio is a busi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Why OC Weekly Will Continue to Use the Term "Illegal Immigrant," and Even "Illegals"

    Whenever people ask me whether OC Weekly still uses terms like "illegal immigrant" to refer to undocumented folks, I'm reminded of the episode in The Simpsons when Homer, Apu, Barney, and Mr. Skinner formed the Be Sharps. Bart asked Homer if they destroyed their fame by doing something stupid, like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Five Best Choices to Permanently Replace Suspended Talk-Show Pendejos John & Ken on KFI

    ​Man, I would've loved to be in the room when KFI-AM 640 bigwigs called in John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou last week and told them they were being suspended for calling Whitney Houston a crack ho. I would've loved to see the brass strain for credulity in telling JohnKen that finally--finally! After y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Five "Hate Radio" Lines from KFI AM 640 Hosts

    ​Thursday, the National Hispanic Media Coalition released a report titled, "American Hate Radio: How a Powerful Outlet for Democratic Discourse Has Deteriorated into Hate, Racism and Extremism." Included are complaints listeners filed with the FCC and, sure enough, LA-based and OC-heard KFI AM 6 ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 24, 2010

    No Amor for Landon Donovan

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] Also, how not to get your pregunta answered

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2007

    Another award for OC Weekly's Mexican

    In June, Gustavo Arellano took home the LA Press Club's prestigious President's Award for his much linked-to and ripped off "Ask A Mexican" column. And yesterday, we saw him running around the office in a suit and tie instead of the usual button-down shirt, toting a rather large engraved crystal. Th ... More >>

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Not Dead Yet

    Readers persuade Times to reconsider spiking Gurza column