Letter to the Government Accountability Office For Advertising in Hispanic & Minority Publications

The NAHP along with other organizations have worked with elected officials to request a report from the GAO on what is the Federal government spending in Hispanic and other minority publications.

The letter on our behalf was signed by various Congressmen and Congresswomen that support our industry and support the equal and proportional spending in our communities.

For a copy of the letter, please click on GAO

Minority Media Should ‘Get in the Game’
Editor’s Note: This is the first of three reports on federal advertising spending. Part I provides the government agencies point of view.

Federal Ad Spending Rises, But Hispanic, Black Press Left Out – 
By Stacy M. Brown, special to the NAHP

It’s been eight years since the Government Accountability Office released a damning report that revealed how federal agencies ignored Hispanic and Black media when spending billions of dollars on advertising.

And, despite calls earlier this year for a new report and more inclusion by leaders of the National Association of Hispanic Press and the National Newspaper Publishers Association – two minority newspaper publishing groups that include more than 600 publications nationwide – federal government agencies are still directing their more than $4 billion advertising budget to other media owners.

For the entire 1st part of the 3-part Special click: GAO-1