#NoMames, FOX: Children of Undocumented Parents are “Children of the Corn”

Sep 25, 2013
11:22 AM

This one came from our friends at HuffPost Latino Voices through Media Matters.


Here is what HuffPost wrote:

This probably isn’t the best way to reach Latino viewers.

In a segment titled “The Grapevine,” Fox News referred to undocumented youth as “children of the corn” in a graphic prominently displayed in the top right corner of the screen.

Chris Wallace guest-hosted the Sept. 19 edition of Fox News “Special Report,” according to Media Matters, where he summarized a recent analysis by Los Angeles County estimating that undocumented parents would receive $650 million in government assistance this year. The report neglects to mention that the parents are receiving the government benefits to assist their U.S. citizen children.

While Wallace speaks, a graphic appears with the title “Children of the Corn” — the title of a horror story by Stephen King that has been adapted to film. It’s not clear why the producers chose that title, though corn is traditionally an important element of the Mexican diet.

You can catch the video and the rest of the story here.

Hey, but what do you expect from a broadcast that does this as well:


Yes, this is what we have become: