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Disasters Raise Visibility of Latino Journalists

Disasters Raise Visibility of Latino Journalists

Spanish-speakers cover Mexico quake, Maria; Shaun King, formerly of Daily News, joins Intercept; program aims to put 1,000 in newsrooms; commentator sues Fox News, claiming rape; El Paso editor resigns rather than make cuts; Facebook pledges to curb abuse by anti-Semites; St. Louis police denounced for ‘our steeets’ chant; $2 million in grants to boost...
It's All Right to Say 'White Supremacy'

It’s All Right to Say ‘White Supremacy’

Panelists ask what ‘racially tinged’ really means; Gregory’s 4 p.m. service called too late to cover; Clinton an astute media critic in new book; tribe faulted for Indian Country Today failures; Chideya named to J-post at Ford Foundation; Belton officially named editor-in-chief of The Root (9/18/17)
ESPN Public Editor Says Hill Violated Policy

ESPN Public Editor Says Hill Violated Policy

Tweeting employees must play by company’s rules; why were U.S. media slow on Caribbean disaster?; St. Louis paper: Outrage at verdict understandable; NBC names team to cover media; scant diversity; Study: Asian Americans still marginalized on TV; threatened Mexican journalist denied U.S. entry; blind journalist Reggie Anglen dies in Ohio; 'Kid' explains spoofing Kaepernick with...
Jemele Hill's Regret on 'Supremacist' Tweet

Jemele Hill’s Regret on ‘Supremacist’ Tweet

Trump spokeswoman: ESPN host should be fired (9/14/17)