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  • Who Really is a Journalist?

    September 4th, 2015
    Who Really is a Journalist?

    By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco I was not going to weigh into the debate between Jorge Ramos and Ruben Navarette but the situation was just too good to let pass.  By now we have all become familiar with Jorge’s interaction with the Hair Job Guy.  Following this incident there were declarations from one side saying […]

  • *Why the number of child immigrants is decreasing on the U.S. border. It’s not because less of them are leaving their homes. VL By Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News Mexico is set to eclipse the U.S. for the first time in apprehensions of child migrants from Central America, reflecting its new role as an immigration enforcer, […]

  • By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Speculation that Jose Diaz-Balart, one of the few national-level, big media talk show hosts, will be losing his post on MSNBC has sparked a quick reaction from the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA). The online media magazine Mediaite reported that the network’s flagship program, MorningJoe, would be expanded to 4 morning […]

  • *Apropos of the Pope’s visit. If you’re Catholic, how does this pan out in your parish? VL By Nicole Sotelo, National Catholic Reporter You may not think about the paychecks of people who work at your parish, but I recommend Catholics pay closer attention. In fact, the future of the church may depend on it. […]

  • By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Estuardo Rodriguez leans into a conversation to make two points: his sights are set on a National Latino Museum on the Mall in Washington D.C., but to get there he’s banking on small steps and lots of money – $3.5 million, to be exact, for starters. You get the feeling, talking […]

  • *In four weeks a judge will hear the case of the Mexican families who were denied their child’s birth certificates. The children are U.S. citizens and the reason given for the denial was a lack of proper documentation. VL   By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune A coalition of undocumented immigrants whose U.S. citizen children […]

  • *If Trump’s favorability among Republicans is 57%, and GOP voters are about 30% of the electorate, then roughly 17% of the electorate favor him and what he says.  VL By Alan Rappeport, The New York Times A day after taking steps to warm relations with Hispanics, Donald J. Trump may have taken a step backward […]

  • *Becasue we need to own our stroy, and tell it one picture at a time, one story at a time. VL By James D. Watts Jr., Tulsa World Jose Galvez captures the world as he finds it, one black-and-white image at a time. “I think of myself as a classic street photographer,” Galvez said. “I […]

  • *This will be the Junípero Serra canonization mass, on September 23rd. VL By Gregory Korte, USA Today WASHINGTON —  When Pope Francis celebrates a canonization Mass for a Spanish-Americanmissionary in Washington this month, he will do so in a language that the new saint, Junípero Serra, would recognize: Spanish. There’s a number of reasons for that, said Cardinal Donald […]

  • *Here’s what I love about this story: third and fourth paragraphs, there’s so much stuffed between the lines.  All the other news stories said pretty much the same thing, this one took me through the headline mayhem and gave me a seat in the room. VL By Serafin Gómez, Fox News Latino WASHINGTON, D.C. – […]

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  • *If Trump’s favorability among Republicans is 57%, and GOP voters are about 30% of the electorate, then roughly 17% of the electorate favor him and what he says.  VL By Alan Rappeport, The New York Times A day after...

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