LINGUIST List 15.2230
Wed Aug 4 2004
Media: WA Post: Accent on Higher TV Ratings
Editor for this issue: Steve Moran <stevelinguistlist.org>
Michael Erard, media: Mexican Spanish is the media standard
Message 1: media: Mexican Spanish is the media standard
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2004 09:14:03 -0500
From: Michael Erard <erardlucidwork.com>
Subject: media: Mexican Spanish is the media standard
This article in the Washington Post (registration required) describes
how Mexican Spanish is becoming "standard" Spanish, through the power
of Mexican television broadcasting giants Telemundo and Univision.
The article's title is "Accent on Higher TV Ratings: Spanish-Language
Network Telemundo Coaches Actors to Use Mexican Dialect." It may be
available via Google news in that format.