Should Media Outlets Drop 'Illegal'? Ask Someone Without Papers

intro: Should media outlets drop the term "illegal immigrant"? After a speech by undocumented journalist Jose Antonio Vargas last week, media outlets like The New York Times and the Associated Press are being forced to consider that question. Case in point: On Monday, the public editor at the Times decided to gather reader comments on the subject, amassing more than 280 replies, many of which called for the paper to continue describing people as "illegal." But reading through the comments,...Full Story
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