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A new study shows media has a lot of influence on attitudes about Latinos. But when it comes to who decides what Americans see on TV or news, the National Association of Black Journalists says minorities have a long way to go. Host Michel Martin speaks with NABJ's Bob Butler and Felix Sanchez of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts.
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