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JAV to AP, NYT: Drop the I-Word!

September 22, 2012 (1 min read)

"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 the issue.  "Right now, my two main targets, and I say that politely, are going to be The New York Times and the Associated Press," Vargas told reporters after his keynote address at the 2012 Online News Association Conference and Awards Banquet in San Francisco today." - ABC-Univision, Sept. 21, 2012.

More in Time Magazine, Sept. 21, 2012.