The Texas Tribune, a 100% digital, online news outlet, asked me to write a column on the language wars. Here's my take . For an opposing view, click here . - Texas Tribune, Nov. 15, 2011 .
"The U.S. Supreme Court has come a long way since former Chief Justice William Rehnquist referred to undocumented immigrants as "wetbacks." In an opinion earlier this year on another Arizona immigration law, Chief Justice John Roberts,...
"Maybe Mr. Vargas and others will succeed in driving out “illegal.” It won’t be the first time a word has become defunct through misuse or changing times. ... But a change in usage won’t necessarily change hearts. As the linguist...
" From: Coon, William
Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 6:16 PM
To: USAT ED Virginia Staff; USAT ED Field Staff
Subject: Change in USA TODAY style on illegal immigration
You probably have heard that the Associated Press recently changed...
"In this podcast , Fi2W executive producer John Rudolph discusses the
editorial and political implications of this debate over terminology
with Julia Preston, national immigration correspondent for the New York
Times, and Monica Novoa, a writer...