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Does a diverse nation need a diverse media?

Hamsa Ramesha by Hamsa Ramesha

We’ve all heard the doom facing mainstream media: the downfall of print, the flawed money-making model of online, and the get-it-free attitude debate over the future of print and the Web. Still, even with today’s financial woes, one part of the journalism business is poised to thrive – ethnic media.

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Sotomayor’s success sheds light on continued inequality

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday to approve Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Sotomayor is expected to be confirmed next week as the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice and the third female justice in the court’s history. As the spotlight shines on Sotomayor such great strides bring to light continued inequality.  With race. With gender.

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