Immigration Debate Sparks PR Push To Boycott and Censure Lou Dobbs


The issue of immigration has polarized the country, and the news coverage continues to be dominated with both left and right wing punditry and coverage of pro- and anti- immigration protests. At the center of this storm has been CNN's Lou Dobbs, who made the immigration issue front-and-center of his newscasts. While Dobbs effectively publicized a distinctive political opinion regarding immigration, the newsman himself is at the center of a two-pronged campaign by his detractors: To boycott CNN because of Dobbs' positions on immigration and to raise claims that members of alleged hate groups dominate the guest line-up on his program. However, media watchdogs have questioned whether the PR push behind these attacks can work. Kicking Dobbs Out The call to boycott CNN is centered with Jon Garrido, the Phoenix-based publisher of online magazines including Hispanic News and Latin American News.

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