Hispanic Journalists Association Rejects Fox News Over Immigration Rhetoric — Geraldo Rivera Responds

Posted on August 23, 2019 3:18 am

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The National Association of Hispanic Journalists rescinded a sponsorship deal with Fox News to fund the group’s upcoming conference due to some of the network’s coverage comparing Latin American immigrants to invaders.

In a press release published on Thursday, NAHJ President Hugo Balta announced the organization’s decision to return $16,666 in donations Fox News gave to sponsor their Excellence in Journalism event next month.

“The line between commentary and journalism was crossed long ago by Fox News and is no longer even in sight,” wrote Balta, who is also a senior producer at MSNBC. “To accept financial support from