Donald Trump v. Jorge Ramos: Hispanic Media 'Disrespected'

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Univision journalist Jorge Ramos confronted Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump about his controversial immigration policies during a press conference on Tuesday evening, which resulted in the anchorman's removal from the event. The scene, broadcast live, fueled outrage among Latinos and Latinos in media, reports the Latin Post.

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) condemned GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump for dismissing Univision anchor Jorge Ramos from his press conference, Univision reports.

"Mr. Ramos was doing what journalists have done for decades - asking questions!," said Mekahlo Medina, NAHJ President, adding that Ramos was "simply trying to hold a candidate for president accountable for statements he made about a very important topic to the American people."

Meanwhile, Inclusion Matters, a project of Media Matters for America in Washington, D.C., observes, "Media calling out Donald Trump for his despicable treatment of Jorge Ramos and José Diaz-Balart are correct -- but are missing half the story. Trump's disdain for Latino media is only the latest and most high profile example of a larger pattern of disrespect by GOP candidates and their conservative media allies.

"Out of the 17 conservative candidates, to date, only two have sat down for a long form interview with either Telemundo or Univision, the two largest Spanish-language news networks in the country."

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