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FROM THIS EPISODE

In an abbreviated broadcast, we look at this weekend’s theatrical releases and a new Netflix biopic of Barack Obama, plus developments in the Hispanic media landscape.

The regularly scheduled episode of Press Play was preempted by President Obama’s last press conference.

Facing love, death and time on the big screen 14 MIN

“Rogue One,” the eighth film in the Star Wars pantheon is out this weekend. Will Smith stars in “Collateral Beauty.” The biopic “Barry” centers around Barack Obama.

Guests:
Witney Seibold, co-host of Canceled Too Soon (@witneyseibold)
Amy Nicholson, host of the podcast The Canon (@theAmyNicholson)

The Hispanic media landscape is changing 6 MIN, 48 SEC

Mitu is a web channel aimed at a Hispanic millennial audience. There, you can watch videos of Latina moms trying vegan food for the first time, and clips of self-proclaimed cholos giving hipster fashion a whirl. Mitu announced this week it’s partnering with Snapchat.

Guests:
Cristina Lopez G., Media Matters for America

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