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Many large newspapers in the U.S. are struggling financially, while some small publications -- a number of them geared towards immigrant readers -- are thriving. Do you think that your daily newspaper covers ethnic issues well?



Do you think that it is the responsibility of mainstream papers to cover immigrant issues or is this beat better covered by ethnic papers?

The mainstream press needs to do a better job.

Given the limited space mainstream papers have to devote to news, covering immigrant issues is better done by ethnic papers.