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Under pressure from a growing boycott, Kobbo Santarrosa (right) has resigned from the highly-rated show SuperXclusivo, hosted by him and his creation, La Comay (left). (Photo from La Comay's My Space site)

Opinion: La Comay is Out, but What About Freedom of Expression?

Culture, Featured Posts, Latino, Media, Opinion January 10, 2013 at 2:26 pm

After a sustained boycott by activists, the controversial show La Comay has been pushed out of the airwaves in Puerto Rico. In her El Diario/La Prensa column, Dolores Prida shares her discomfort with silencing speech, no matter how hateful.

Three of the four panelists at Baruch's discussion of portrayals of Muslims in the media were journalists.(Photo by Jaina Teeluck)

Journalists Debate Media ‘Demonization’ of Muslims

Featured Posts, Media, Middle Eastern March 9, 2012 at 2:50 pm

While one panelist at Thursday’s Baruch College discussion of Muslims in the media called the portrayal of Muslims a “demonization,” others argued that the problem goes both ways — that the Muslim community’s suspicion of the media and “bunker mentality” has led it to a demonize journalists, and to avoid them rather than engage with them.