by Bryan Gerhart on August 16 2011, 2:44PM
The scathing letter says the world’s largest news network should have a better analysis around race.
by Bryan Gerhart on August 12 2011, 10:10AM
The chain’s unprecedented campaign to mark Ramadan with a line of foods that meet Islamic dietary laws turned ugly when it appeared to back down in the face of anti-Muslim bloggers.
by Jorge Rivas on August 11 2011, 10:44AM
Whether or not you think George Lopez’s jokes are funny, it’s alarming that a country that’s quickly becoming more diverse has a media that seldom shows it.
by Jason Smith on August 11 2011, 9:45AM
A perennial problem is worsening, as journalists of color leave (or are pushed from) mainstream newsrooms and graduates entering the workforce face the largest racial disparity in hiring in a generation.
by Jorge Rivas on August 9 2011, 10:57AM
If you thought UCLA’s Alexandra “Asians in libraries are loud” Wallace was bad, this is much worse.
by Bryan Gerhart on August 3 2011, 11:18AM
“It’s very easy for people to get lulled into a false sense of ‘us vs. them,’ ” says Free Press’ Dave Saldana, “when it’s you and me talking about them and not you and me talking with them.”
by Jorge Rivas on August 1 2011, 12:01PM
Turns out the kid who supposedly bragged about wanting to have a gun when he grows up really said he wants to be a police officer. The station acknowledges “mistakes were made.”
by Michelle Chen on July 27 2011, 10:13AM
The key lesson from Oslo is that fear blinds, not just those who act on violent impulses but also those who bear witness to it. Americans should finally examine the ripple effects of political ideas with which they’ve grown dangerously comfortable.
by Jorge Rivas on July 21 2011, 2:12PM
At least the producers are excited. “There’s not a show like it on TV,” they’ve said.
How the network uses black rappers to scare white parents, court their kids and make millions.
by Bryan Gerhart on July 15 2011, 1:51PM
As anger over the News International scandal rises in the United States, activists call on lawmakers to do more than just wag their fingers.
by Jorge Rivas on July 14 2011, 2:11PM
The number dwarfs the percentage of new users from other races, which only increased by 21 percent during the same time.
One site targets Latino viewers and uses the word “undocumented.” The other, of course, doesn’t. What gives?
by Jamilah King on July 14 2011, 11:25AM
The group is calling for a Congressional investigation into unethical practices by Murdoch-owned FOX news.
by Jorge Rivas on July 12 2011, 11:02AM
“The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg schools Michele Bachmann and tells her to get her act together.
by Jorge Rivas on July 8 2011, 1:40PM
The child star recently revealed the he’s a father. And he’s determined to be a good one.
by Channing Kennedy on July 1 2011, 12:35PM
We skim the surface of the network’s questionable relationship with right wing immigration group FAIR.