Tag: media

Bringing Hispanic voters to the polls on The Takeaway

This morning on The Takeaway, radio hosts Adaora Udoji and John Hockenberry spoke with Alvaro Fernandez, voter registration organizer for the National Latino Congreso in Florida, and Jaime Chavez, voter registration organizer for the National Latino Congreso in New Mexico…

"Prince America": The Old World Annoints a "New World" Leader

Sen. Barack Obama is back on American soil, but his tour through the Mideast and Europe cemented the presidential hopeful’s international rock star appeal. Criticisms of Obama’s appearances abroad were few and far between. Foreign newspapers and journalists offered praise for Obama’s trip…

New Yorker Cover Update: Arab Americans on the Politics of Fear

The New Yorker published a letter from the Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee on why the magazine’s controversial cover, which depicted Sen. Barack Obama as a Muslim, was so offensive. “Why is the label “Muslim” such a powerful and popular weapon against…

Obama Softens on Pakistan. A Pakistani journalist asks why?

Barack Obama’s trip to active combat theaters around the world has raised an important question: Is Obama having after-thoughts about his hard line policy for dealing with Pakistan, or has he changed his views to accommodate the on-the-ground realities he…