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Story of child immigrants goes uncovered, grad student finds

CLLAS hosts a talk by Ricardo Valencia, SOJC doctoral candidate, at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, in Room 125 McKenzie Hall.

Source: Story of child immigrants goes uncovered, grad student finds | Around the O

Ricardo Valencia

Ricardo Valencia

January 20, 2016—“For doctoral candidate Ricardo Valencia, awareness is the primary takeaway he hopes people will get from his upcoming talk on how American media have covered the recent surge of unaccompanied children entering the country from Central America.

“To prepare for his talk, ‘At the Border: A comparative analysis of U.S. newspaper reporting about unaccompanied immigrant children,’ Valencia — who was born and raised in El Salvador — spent last summer studying hundreds of articles and news sources from four U.S. newspapers with national syndication. He found that news coverage of Central American children coming to the United States was scarce, and Valencia believes that needs to change. › Continue reading

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