Spanish-Language Media Grows, Engages Communities

Yesterday, President Obama traveled to Puerto Rico to connect with locals, and some analysts say to also gain support from Puerto Ricans living and voting on the mainland U.S.

The U.S. Census Bureau says the Hispanic population now tops 50 million. With the growth of this demographic comes the growth of Spanish-language media. Networks like Univision and Telemundo are seeing much higher ratings than some listeners may expect.

LISTEN to the entire story at NPR.