National Poll: The Impact of Media Stereotypes on Opinions and Attitudes Towards Latinos
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Among the national poll’s findings:
Negative portrayals of Latinos and immigrants are pervasive in news and entertainment media. Consequently, non-Latinos commonly believe that many media-promoted negative stereotypes about these groups are true
The term“illegal aliens” elicits much more negative feelings than the term “undocumented immigrants.”
1/3 of those polled assumed that more than half of Latinos were undocumented immigrants
National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is a woman-led 501(c)(3) non-profit civil and human rights organization that was founded to eliminate hate, discrimination, and racism toward the Latino communities.