The Media Erased Latinos From the Story

It was the deadliest attack targeting Latinos in recent U.S. history. Why wasn’t that the headline?

The Atlantic
Aug 9 · 4 min read
Photo: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

By Lulu Garcia-Navarro

I’ve been a professional journalist for 20 years. But this week, the media failed Latinos in America during what was perhaps our darkest hour in my lifetime.

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