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Univision shows bias, negotiation tactics in New Yorker piece on Marco Rubio, immigration
Miami Herald ^ | 1/3/12 | Mary Ellen Klas

Posted on 01/03/2012 8:34:10 AM PST by Nachum

Univision honchos showed they're biased when it comes to covering immigration and they acknowledge offering "options" to Sen. Marco Rubio amid talks over a controversial story about the drug bust of the Republican's brother in law a quarter century ago. That's a takeaway from the New Yorker's piece "War of Choice. Marco Rubio and the G.O.P play a dangerous game on immigration." It hits news stands tomorrow. The piece mentions our Oct. 1 Miami Herald report (it is here in full) in which Univision insiders and Rubio staffers told us that the network's news chief, Isaac Lee, offered to soften or kill a story about about the drug bust if the Senator cooperated with the network. Based largely on the Herald report, Republican presidential candidates later announced they'd boycott a proposed Univision debate if the network or Lee didn't apologize.

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TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: aliens; bias; immigration; rubio; univision

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