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Associated Press declines dropping the I-Word

"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...

Associated Press on Use of Phrase 'Illegal Immigrant' - and DMK Commentary

AP Press Release dated Oct. 19, 2012 , reprinted in full below, followed by editorial comment. = = = "Reviewing the use of 'illegal immigrant' - Oct. 19, 2012 In "Close to the News," a staff newsletter about the AP news report, worldwide and in all media, Deputy Managing...

Searching for Bottom of History's Dustbin, AP Compounds Style Error, This Time En Español

"The Associated Press started publishing some of its content in Spanish after World War I, but not until next week will the American news agency release a Spanish language stylebook. And one of the most controversial of the nearly-4,000 entries will likely be the term "inmigrante ilegal"...