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People of color challenge mainstream views online

Baratunde Thurston Blogger Baratunde Thurston at Jack & Jill politics, participates in a weekly roundup at NPR radio in Manhattan. (Joe Tabacca for The Boston Globe)
By Vanessa E. Jones
Globe Staff / November 13, 2007

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On the blog Ultrabrown, Manish Vij criticizes the "terrorism hype" of a Newsweek cover story on Pakistan. He hates that the article makes it seem as if the country is overrun with jihadis, a point Vij believes is underscored by accompanying photos of a "scary, screaming bearded man," bullet-ridden walls, and Osama bin Laden T-shirts. (Full article: 1063 words)

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