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…
The Biased Media Frame
Maria and Julio are joined by Dr. Rashad Richey, political analyst and host of “Indisputable” on The Young Turks Network and Zerlina Maxwell, host of “Zerlina” on Peacock, for a conversation on the latest news. They discuss the media coverage surrounding Gabby Petito’s death, and disparities when it comes to the same coverage for people of color. They also talk about the Biden administration’s handling of Haitian refugees at the U.S.-Mexico border, and the Republican-led Arizona audit.
ITT Staff Picks:
- For The New York Times, opinion columnist Charles M. Blow writes about the “missing white woman syndrome” and the stark contrast in media coverage for people of color.
- “These photos from Del Rio haven’t cut fresh wounds. They’ve reopened old ones,” writes Caitlin Dickerson about President Biden having to come to terms with the U.S.’ problematic history on immigration policy, for The Atlantic.
- Hunter Walker reports on the House Select Committee’s investigation into the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol and their recent subpoenas of Trump allies for Rolling Stone.
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