This study looks into how US and Spanish regional newspapers convey messages about immigrants to the public and whether the messages present immigrants under favorable or unfavorable lights. The study identifies persistent directional biases and a prevalent negative orientation in covering immigrants in the news. The role of social work in facilitating image changes is discussed.
- Media and immigration
- Social work and immigration
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
- Sociology and Political Science