New Program To Teach Improved Reporting Of Latino Issues By All Media

 

Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin will use proceeds from a lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to establish a $2 million Chair in Borderlands Issues at ASU's Cronkite School.  Photo by: ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin will use proceeds from a lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to establish a $2 million Chair in Borderlands Issues at ASU’s Cronkite School.

 

Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin, longtime owners of the national chain of Village Voice alternative weeklies, will use proceeds from a lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to establish a Chair in Borderlands Issues at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

The $2 million gift will support an endowed chair who will lead a new program at the Cronkite School in which students will cover immigration and border issues in …

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Study Finds Hispanics Have Different Opinions On Diabetes

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Hispanics are nearly twice as likely as non-Hispanic to get diabetes, the perception of the metabolic disease, within the community, varies a great deal, according to a new survey by the National Alliance for Hispanic Health.

The alarming findings showed that 87 percent of Hispanics with diabetes think an afflicted person can take actions to prevent the illness compared to 80 percent of non-Hispanic whites and 69 percent of non-Hispanic blacks.

Only 3 percent of Hispanics thought of monitoring blood sugar as a way to manage diabetes.

In a press release, Jane L. Delgado, president and chief executive officer of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, explained …

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