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Language Wars: Univision vs. New York Times

"Jose Antonio Vargas may have reenergized the debate over whether to use the term “illegal immigrant,” but Univision’s taking it to a whole new level. The nation's top-rated Spanish-language broadcast network took The New York Times to task last week in a series of articles...

Editor's Corner: NYT 'Shift' on Immigration Language a Failure

Nearly a year ago the New York Times announced it would continue to use the phrase 'illegal immigrant' in its stories, while granting permission to reporters to 'consider alternatives.' Two recent stories demonstrate how Times reporters and editors have failed to keep up with the rest...