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New American Media: Good Morning America drops the “I” word.

Asian Americans at Immigration RallyABC’s Good Morning America has reportedly stop using the term illegal to describe undocumented immigrants, according to New American Media. (photo by Ray of LA)

The change is significant given that the morning news program is number one in the country.

“It reflects the trend of news outlets to treat every human being as an actual human being and not label us,” said Rinku Sen of Race Forward, and publisher of ColorLines.com.

The decision by Good Morning America follows similar decisions by USA Today, LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle and the Associated Press.

What impact will this change have on the debate for immigration reform? You can read about that in New American Media.





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