Who you calling "Arab"?

Media criticism.
Feb. 17 2004 5:06 PM

Who You Calling "Arab"?

Considering today's New York Times story about Arabs. I mean, Muslims. No, brownish people from the Middle East. Or possibly South Asia.

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A headline yesterday on a front-page article about fund-raising for President Bush's re-election referred imprecisely to donors described in the article. Not all are Arab-Americans; they include Pakistani and Iranian-born donors.

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