Menendez-Univision links may have influenced positive media coverage

The Miami Herald Contributor
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When Univision interviewed a woman it suggested was named in a prostitution scandal tied to Sen. Bob Menendez, the Spanish-language powerhouse network didn’t disclose how it determined if this woman was even the right person.

It also didn’t note that the Yaneisi Fernandez the network spoke to didn’t match the description of one of the alleged prostitutes. (RELATED VIDEO: Univision tracks down supposed Menendez call girl — but was she the right one?)

Turns out, there’s more (or less, actually) concerning Univision and Menendez: Univision Communications Inc. is a member of an organization called the United States-Spain Council, of which Menendez is an honorary chair.

The council’s president: Menendez’s former aide, Pedro Pablo Permuy.

Full story: What Univision’s alleged-hooker story didn’t say about Sen. Bob Menendez