BENITO MARTINEZ (THE SHIELD), JACQUELINE ARIES (RESURRECTION BLVD.) CAMILLE GUATY (GOTTA KICK...

BENITO MARTINEZ (THE SHIELD), JACQUELINE ARIES (RESURRECTION BLVD.) CAMILLE GUATY (GOTTA KICK IT UP) AND JEFFREY LICON (BROTHERS GARCIA)TO PARTICIPATE IN TOWN HALL DISCUSSION ON HOW YOUNG LATINOS ARE PORTRAYED IN THE MEDIA

mun2 televisión presents important forum sept. 24 in Los Angeles in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month


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Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)– September 12, 2002–mun2 televisión, the best cable television alternative for young U.S. Latinos, is inviting Angelinos this september 24 to the first town meeting discussion regarding how Latin youth is portrayed in movies and television. Special guests scheduled to participate will include television personalities “Benito Martinez of “The Shield, Jacqueline Aries of “Resurrection Boulevard,” Camille Guaty of “Gotta Kick It Up,” and Jeffrey Licon of “The Brother’s Garcia”. They will be joined by Viva 107.1 morning radio show dj Rafael Sigler. In addition, the taping will feature musical group Quetzal.

“Movies and television frequently display ethnic stereotypes in their productions, but such depictions don’t always reflect the true reality of the community,” said Yolanda Foster, mun2 Vice President of Programming. “It is our commitment to provide our young viewers with an opportunity to voice their views on a topic that directly affects them.”

The event will take place in Los Angeles, the largest Hispanic market in the U.S., with 6.6 million Latinos, and also the youngest, with a 25-year age average for the Latino community. Located at Qtopia, 6021 Hollywood Blvd., the forum is free and open to young, opinionated Latinos ages 18-30. Those wishing to attend should arrive no later than 6:00pm, entrance will be based on a first-come-first-serve basis.

The debate will be produced and broadcast by mun2 televisión in October as part of its one-year anniversary special.

mun2 televisión is the new cable alternative for young U.S. Latinos. Its fresh, new and authentic programming line-up reaches more than 5.2 million total households. The network is part of Telemundo Cable, which also owns the news and entertainment channel Telemundo Internacional. Telemundo Cable is a division of Telemundo Communications Group, Inc, which is operated by NBC.

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Claudia Santa Cruz

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BENITO MARTINEZ (THE SHIELD), JACQUELINE ARIES (RESURRECTION BLVD.) CAMILLE GUATY (GOTTA KICK IT UP) AND JEFFREY LICON (BROTHERS GARCIA)TO PARTICIPATE IN TOWN HALL DISCUSSION ON HOW YOUNG LATINOS ARE PORTRAYED IN THE MEDIA