People en Español
in the Spanish-language
) is a Spanish-language American
magazine published by Time Inc.
(a division of Time Warner
) that debuted in 1996, originally as the Spanish-language edition of its publication People
. As of 2009, it is the Spanish-language magazine of largest readership in the United States, reaching 6.4 million readers with each issue. Distinguishing itself from its English-language counterpart, People en Español'
s original editorial content combines coverage from the Hispanic
and general world of entertainment, articles on fashion and beauty, and human interest stories. <!-- People en Espanol -->
Time Inc., launched the Spanish-language edition of People
magazine in 1996. The company has said in The New York Times
that the new publication emerged after a 1995 issue of the original magazine was distributed with two distinct covers, one featuring the slain Tejano
and the other featuring the hit television series Friends
; the Selena cover sold out while the other did not.
Though the original idea was that Spanish-language translations of articles from the English magazine would comprise half the content of the newer publication, People en Español
over time came to have a mix of 90% original content and 10% translated material perceived by editors to have inter-cultural importance. Media Life Magazine
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