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Insiders Say Jenni Rivera's Death Shows U.S. Media is Clueless About 'Mexican Anything'

Insiders Say Jenni Rivera’s Death Shows U.S. Media is Clueless About ‘Mexican Anything’

by Jorge Rivas on December 11 2012, 5:36PM

But the biggest media failures in the Jenni Rivera coverage were stories that led with comparisons between Rivera’s death and the murder of Mexican-American singer Selena Quintanilla.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Study Finds Negative Portrayals of Muslims Get More Media Attention

by Jorge Rivas on November 29 2012, 4:57PM

Since 9/11, negative messages about Muslims have received more media attention than positive ones, new research finds.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Rep. Joe Walsh Calls Obama ‘Son’, Wants to ‘Pat Him on the Head’

by Jamilah King on August 9 2012, 3:58PM

Yes, he went there.

Topics: /NOW

Activists Celebrate as José Luis Sin Censura Goes Off the Air

by Jamilah King on August 9 2012, 3:19PM

For 18 months, activists from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and the National Hispanic Media Coalition have fought to get José Luis Sin Censura off of television. The show, which is basically the Spanish-language equivalent to the…

Topics: /NOW

White Mormon Editor to Women of Color: 'Can We Be Part of Your Group?'

White Mormon Editor to Women of Color: ‘Can We Be Part of Your Group?’

by Jamilah King on July 17 2012, 1:23PM

Yeah, it’s pretty bad.

Topics: /NOW

Petition for Trans Fire Victim: New York Times's Apology Isn't Enough

Petition for Trans Fire Victim: New York Times’s Apology Isn’t Enough

by Jorge Rivas on May 16 2012, 4:45PM

In response to criticism from the LGBT community and allies over its coverage of a fire that killed a transgender woman this weekend, the New York Times released a statement that reveals a lack of understanding of how serious this problem is.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Transgender Woman Dies in Fire, So Of Course the News Is About Wild Sex

Transgender Woman Dies in Fire, So Of Course the News Is About Wild Sex

by Jorge Rivas on May 14 2012, 4:00PM

Would the New York Times ever describe a woman who is not transgender, who had died in a fire, as “curvaceous”?

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Trayvon Shooting Becomes First Story to Surpass Election Coverage in Media

Trayvon Shooting Becomes First Story to Surpass Election Coverage in Media

by Jorge Rivas on March 30 2012, 2:44PM

While all three sectors of media were suddenly focused on the same event their focus varied. Blogs had a lot to with the role of race being part of the story.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Media, /NOW, Trayvon Martin

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