Jul
07
2009

Geraldo Rivera as Voice of Journalistic Conscience?

The Houston Chronicle's Susan Carroll (6/30/09) reports that Fox News celebrity journalist Geraldo Rivera "was touched" by the televised statement of a daughter mourning her law enforcement father who "was killed last week by a suspected illegal immigrant," but also stepped up to speak to the truth larger than divisive media coverage of the matter: "We all deplore violent crime, but what has happened is that with these anecdotal tragedies, we have demonized an entire race of people in this country," Rivera said. "Immigrant and nonimmigrant alike. Citizen and noncitizen alike."… Rivera…said the tone of the immigration debate has had […]