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Washington Post Story On White Workers In Minority Draws Rebuke From Latino Journalists10:53
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In this Dec. 11, 2015 file photo, the One Franklin Square Building in Washington, that houses the Washington Post newspaper. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
In this Dec. 11, 2015 file photo, the One Franklin Square Building in Washington, that houses the Washington Post newspaper. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
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The Washington Post's Terrence McCoy wrote an article in July reporting on the isolation workers in a Pennsylvania chicken processing facility say they feel because they don't speak Spanish, and how it might lead them to support anti-immigration policies.

After the story published, McCoy's inbox exploded. A group of Hispanic journalists, Latino Rebels, wrote an editorial in response, calling the article a "John Hughes teen angst film gone haywire with deeply-rooted xenophobia."

Here & Now's Robin Young discusses the story and the backlash it's generated with McCoy (@terrence_mccoy), and with Julio Ricardo Varela (@julito77), founder of Latino Rebels.

This segment aired on August 13, 2018.

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