Republican governors are blaming immigrants for the surge in COVID-19 cases in their states rather than their lack of mandates. This comes as August 7th marks two years since ICE officials arrested nearly 700 workers in food processing plants across six Mississippi cities. Journalist and Founder of Futuro Media, Maria Hinojosa, joins American Voices with…
ITT Sound Off: Media Controversies
Maria and Julio give a brief update on the latest in Congress. Then they get into the outage across Facebook’s platforms this week and the congressional testimony from whistleblower, Frances Haugen. They also talk about the scandals emerging around Ozy Media, and the Pandora Papers leak.
ITT Staff Picks:
- Billy Perrigo reports for Time Magazine about Facebook’s decision to shut down its civic-integrity team, and the reckoning that followed.
- Read more from Lauren Williams, CEO of Capital B, about the scandal surrounding Ozy Media, via New York Times Opinion.
- Elías Camhaji reports about the Spanish and Latino artists revealed in the Pandora Papers in this piece for El País.
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