Telemundo, Univision Deny Liberal Bias

Image: Telemundo, Univision Deny Liberal Bias President Barack Obama talks with moderators Enrique Acevedo, left, of Univision, and Jose Diaz Balart of Telemundo during a town hall-style television forum to encourage Latino Americans to enroll in Obamacare at the Newseum in Washington on March 6.

Wednesday, 02 Apr 2014 07:12 AM

By Elliot Jager

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Spanish language television networks Telemundo and Univision, responding to a report by the Media Research Center, said they don't have a liberal bias.

Camilo Pino, a spokesman for Telemundo, said his network strives to be "transparent, impartial and factual" in its coverage, Politico reported.

Jose Zamora, a spokesman for Univision, told Politico the network has "an open invitation to elected officials and representatives from all sides to address our community on issues of importance and relevance."

The Media Research Center criticized the networks for their coverage of the Affordable Care Act, saying Univision and Telemundo "featured liberal advocates of Obamacare over the law’s conservative opponents by a margin of nearly 5-to-1."

Zamora said, "Hispanics are one of the largest uninsured demographics" in the country, and the network's coverage was meant as a public service rather than a pro-administration stance.

Univision has been campaigning for Latinos to register for Obamacare, BuzzFeed reported.

Hispanic media specialist Gabriela Domenzain, who has worked with the Obama campaign, told Politico that conservatives tended not to make themselves available for Spanish-language news outlets.

Meanwhile, Brent Bozell, president of the Media Research Center, told Politico he hoped to meet with Univision and Telemundo executives to discuss the study.

Related Stories:
 

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Duncan's Nurses: We Held His Hand When Nobody Else Would

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 23:08 PM

The last people to hold Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan's hands to comfort him as he was dying at Dallas' Texas Presbyt . . .

Living Large: The Scandal of Bishops' Residences

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 20:31 PM

Camden, N.J., is one of the poorest cities in the U.S. So it was a shock earlier this year when reports surfaced that Bi . . .

Judge Rules Oklahoma Abortion Law Can Take Effect

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 20:09 PM

A new Oklahoma law that requires clinics to have a physician with admitting privileges at a nearby hospital present when . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved