AZ Daily Star regrets hate speech headline
Submitted by admin on Tue, 04/18/2006 - 17:58
The Arizona Daily Star's ombudsman is contrite:
"Republicans Hate Latinos" read the headline on Friday's front-page in red, all-capital letters. No attribution. Just stated as fact.For the details on the hate speechathon, see "High School Students Forced To Listen To Pro-Illegal Immigration Propaganda" (Dolores Huerta)
That quote has been in the news since labor activist Dolores Huerta used the phrase in an April 3 speech at Tucson High School. The statement appeared as a quotation above four photos, including one of Huerta.
Yet in the Star's presentation, the quote was not attributed, instead presented as fact and in eye-catching red...