" My Grandma referred to African Americans as "nigros",
which I thought was appallingly close to a really bad word and mortified
me every time she said it. At first I cut her some slack, allowing for
the fact that she was an older...
"Starting today, a non-profit founded by Jose Antonio Vargas, a journalist, activist, and undocumented immigrant, will begin monitoring the use of the phrase "illegal immigrant" in the media, with the goal of shifting the conversation around...
"We took an overdue step at the New Haven Register , Middletown Press and Register Citizen
on Thursday and instructed reporters and editors to stop using the
terms “illegal aliens” and “illegal immigrants.” We’ll...
"The Associated Press has updated its stylebook entry on 'illegal
immigrant,' rejecting once again the 'undocumented' term recommended by
the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, but approving 'living
in the country...
" 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...
"As we pointed out a few weeks ago ,
usage of the i-word by the largest newspapers in the country has been
steadily growing in recent months. So imagine our surprise when today we
read two articles from The Daily Pennsylvanian about immigrants...
"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...