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SIN Pays

SIN Pays

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Description
In the 1950s, consumers made television the centerpiece of the home, fueling competition among broadcasters to create new products, new programming, new stations, and even new networks. Innovators, such as those behind the creation of independent Spanish-language stations and eventually the Spanish International Network (SIN), challenged established broadcasting companies by creating new programming in Spanish and catering to underserved audiences. Established in the early 1960s, SIN knit together independents and created new stations to serve a national audience. With a complex business and legal history, SIN eventually became Univision in the 1980s. In the decades after 1980, Spanish-language programing options grew with recognition of Latinx communities as powerful consumer groups and the advent of new broadcasting technologies such as cable and digital TV.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pin
button
date made
ca 1960s
maker
Spanish International Network
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
circular (overall shape)
black; white (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 1/4 in x 2 in;.635 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
2017.0213.03
catalog number
2017.0213.03
accession number
2017.0213
subject
Latino
Hispanic
Spanish
Broadcasting
Television broadcasts
Buttons, Badges, Ribbons
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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