NBC Shutting Down NBCLatino.com After Only 16 Months
Jon | On 23, Nov 2013
NBC News is reportedly shutting down its Latino news site NBCLatino.com after only 16 months and moving coverage to NBCNews.com when the site relaunches in 2014.
Three positions will be eliminated, but those staffers may be offered positions in other parts of NBC, according to TVNewser. The website launched in July 2012 and has been lead by Executive Editor Chris Peña. The site began as a Tumblr page in late 2011.
NBC Latino is one of several English-language websites to launch over the past 2-3 years. The ABC-Univision joint venture Fusion launched last month.
It’s unclear if NBC’s African American news website thegrio.com will
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