We began this series to insert critical thinking into the immigration debate that is dominating the headlines yet lacks understanding and context of a hotly contested issue in our history.
This week, we go to the source(s) of information.
If knowledge is power, the women and men heading large media outlets are some of the most powerful people in our country.
We feature these gatekeepers who decide the events that gain national attention, the media moguls who play a decisive role in guiding the national conversations on most–if not all–contemporary issues.
Click here to view other posts in the ongoing Monday Great Immigration Debate slideshow series.
The Wise Latina Club’s Dulce-Marie Flecha is a rising senior at Penn State. When she is not writing her honors thesis, she is trying to learn a fourth language, feeding her fashion obsession by Googling her favorite designers’, or begging the Yankees to hit with runners in scoring position. Click here to read more about and connect with Dulce-Marie.
The Great Immigration Debate Slideshow is part of the original TWLC series “Anatomy of an Immigration Debate.” Posts analyze the charged political and social context of this debate and the extraordinary demographic changes confirmed by the 2010 U.S. Census that are re-defining and challenging our notion of the body politic as articulated in the motto imprinted on American currency “E pluribus unum”–”Out of Many, One.” Click here to read previous entries.
What news outlet do you rely on the most?