Tuesday, October 30, 2012

On the Media: Jose Antonio Vargas - "Illegal" vs. "Undocumented"

"Illegal" vs. "Undocumented"
On the Media

Since writing an article called "My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant" in the New York Times Magazine last year, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas has been trying to foster conversation about immigration issues. In a speech last week at the Online News Association conference, he announced his plan to track and hopefully influence news organizations away from using the term "illegal" to describe immigrants. Bob asks Vargas why he feels this change in nomenclature is important.

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