The Daily Northwestern

Srivastava: Beware of Cinco de Mayo darties

Heena Srivastava, Columnist

May 3, 2018

With the simultaneous onset of “darty season” and Cinco de Mayo this Saturday, college students across America will be whipping out their best guacamole recipes and stocking up on Coronas. And while Americans see the day as...

Masson: Following Syria missile attack, news media are perpetuating dangerous U.S. policies

Ryan Masson, Op-Ed Contributor

April 10, 2017

Immediately following the Trump administration’s missile strike on the al-Shayrat airbase in Syria last Thursday, voices in the mainstream media started manufacturing consent for another war in the Middle East. As news of...

NAHJ president Hugo Balta discusses media portrayals of Latinos

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

October 14, 2013

Hugo Balta, president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, spoke on campus Friday about stereotypical depictions of Latinos in the media coverage surrounding issues such as immigration. Balta, who works as ...