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National Hispanic Media Coalition subject files, ca. 1985-ca. 1999
PASC 278  
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Description
The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC)is a non profit organization formed to improve the image and employment of Hispanic Americans in all facets of the media industry and to advocate for media and telecommunications policies that benefit the Latino community. The collection consists of subject files documenting the NHMC's activities to address media-related issues affecting the Hispanic American community from ca. 1989 through 1999. Of particular note are files related to an ABC boycott organized by NHMC, NHMC's interest in media personality Howard Stern, material related to Univision/Hallmark and to the Disney company, as well as numerous petitions filed by NHMC with the Federal Communications Commission related to licenses or other business of radio and television stations nationwide.
Background
National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC), a non profit organization, was founded in Fall 1986. Originally the NHMC was formed as a coalition of community and professional groups to address a variety of media related issues affecting the Hispanic-American community across the county. The original office was established in Los Angeles, Calif. under the leadership of Armando Duron, Alex Nogales, and Esther Reneria. Over the years it has formed chapters in Albuquerque, Chicago, New York, San Antonio and other cities in the United States.
Extent
19.5 linear ft. (39 boxes and 1 shoe box)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.