Author Archives: Jack Doppelt

The cruelest legacy – a nation of enough immigrants – is in the gnarled hands of master propagandists

[An earlier version – How Master Propagandists Linked Immigrants to the Florida School Shooting: No, Nikolas Cruz is not an immigrant. But his name has helped people like Ann Coulter stir the xenophobic melting pot  – was published on Feb. 28, 2018 by Yes! Magazine. Another version – America’s new credo – A Nation of Enough… Continue Reading

February 2018

Undocumented immigrants scooped up at staggering pace, Boston Herald, Feb. 10, 2018 These legal immigrants might have their path to a green card blocked by Trump, Miami Herald, Feb. 10, 2018 Exclusive: Trump’s draft plan to punish legal immigrants for sending US-born kids to Head Start Or getting insured through the Children’s Health Insurance Program,… Continue Reading

Draft of a Code of Ethics, Norms and Practices for Social Justice Journalism

Working Draft of a Code of Ethics, Norms and Practices for Social Justice Journalism   Other Codes of Journalism Ethics, Norms and Practices: Al Jazeera America Code of Ethics     Al Jazeera English Code of Ethics American Society of News Editors (ASNE) – links to more than 20 mainstream news outlets The Arizona Republic, Phoenix:… Continue Reading

January 2018

After the Holocaust, the U.S. promised to protect refugees. We’re failing, Washington Post, Jan. 31, 2018 DHS Announces Additional, Enhanced Security Procedures for Refugees Seeking Resettlement in the United States, Homeland Security, Jan. 31, 2018 Immigration backlash is coming from places least touched by immigration, CNN Politics, Jan. 30, 2018 Feds planning massive Northern California… Continue Reading

A Social Justice Journalism Approach to Immigrant and Refugee Issues

By Jack C. Doppelt, Medill, Immigrant Connect One year ago, the writing was on the wall of tweets that a new president was about to push aside a departing President Obama’s policies and initiate a brash agenda. We reported on the First Hundred Days of the new administration from the perspective of immigrants and refugees. We road… Continue Reading

Crossing the border for the Akwesasne Tribe is a work in progress

By Natalya Carrico, Medill, Immigrant Connect In September, at a border checkpoint in the Canadian city of Cornwall, 67-year-old Antoine Delormier, an elder of the Mohawk Tribe of Akwesasne, was on his way to the community hospital to seek medical care for shortness of breath when he pulled his truck up to the Cornwall port-of-entry. He was… Continue Reading