“I overestimated the importance of the Hispanic vote, I have to recognize that,” Ramos said. “That was a mistake. I thought that Latinos would decide a very close election. My mistake was to overestimate the importance of 13 to 14 million Hispanic votes.”
The tumult in the face of zero access from the Trump team comes as a Los Angeles Times story dropped in the new year which said Univision lost more than 45% of its primetime audience since 2013, with rival Telemundo making gains among younger viewers.
For its part, Telemundo announced early on its intention to approach the election through a straighter news lens and a network executive said they feel vindicated by the decision to say things like they are “without an agenda.”