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The state of Spanish-language media in U.S.

This week, Tribune Publishing announced it would be closing its Chicago-based Spanish-language weekly newspaper, Hoy. The paper was launched in 2003 to serve the city’s Spanish-speaking and bilingual communities.

In Chicago, Latinos make up about a third of the population. But it’s also part of a larger trend. Hoy is at least the fourth Spanish-language publication to close this year. Joining us now to talk about this is Graciela Mochkofsky. She’s a professor and the director of the Spanish-language journalism program at the Newmark School at City University of New York.

Read the full article from NPR: The state of Spanish-language media in U.S.