"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 that did not use the i-word. In the article an...
"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 without legal permission' as an acceptable...
"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 use the term
" 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 woman (born in 1900) unaware of how the
"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 for Colorlines and the organizer of
"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...
" 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 its style on the term illegal immigrant. Starting...