With the rise of Spanish language media around the world, no reference work is available that provides an overview of the field or its emerging issues. The Handbook of Spanish Language Media is intended to fill that need. The goal is to establish a Handbook that will become the definitive source for scholars interested in this emerging field of study; not only to provide background knowledge of the various issues and topics relevant to Spanish Language media, but also to establish directions for future research in this rapidly growing area. This volume is an edited compilation, drawing on the expertise of authors and collaborators throughout the globe. The Handbook consists of three main sections: overview of Spanish language media issues in Spanish language media future directions in Spanish language media. The work is an essential reference work for graduate students, professors, and media practitioners interested in Spanish language media, and is certain to influence the course of future research in this growing and increasing influential area.