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Rick Sanchez

Fox News, Michael Sam, and 'Appropriate' Homophobia

Equality Matters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Equality Matters

Fox's backlash to Sam's kiss is premised on the same stereotypes and stigma about gay sexuality that has motivated more vocal opponents of LGBT equality for decades.

Rick Sanchez Sounds Off On 'Deplorable' Lack Of Latinos In The Media

Posted 01.14.2013 | Media

Former CNN anchor Rick Sanchez appeared on HuffPost Live on Tuesday to talk about the presence of Latinos in the media, and to discuss his role on Mun...

Fired CNN Anchor Gets New Gig

TVNewser | Alex Weprin on September 25, 2012 4:54 PM | Posted 11.25.2012 | Media

Former CNN anchor Rick Sanchez--who was let go from the network in October 2010 following comments he made on a radio program--is getting back into th...

First, They Came for the Mexicans...

Rick Sanchez | Posted 03.27.2012 | Latino Voices
Rick Sanchez

Regardless of whether Cubans see themselves as being different than Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Hondurans or other Hispanics, the fact is that the rest of the world tends to see us as one big homogenous group. And so whether we like it or not, these are our issues.

The Three Wise Men

Rick Sanchez | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Rick Sanchez

There is a joke among Israelis that for every two people here, there are at least three opinions. That's what makes the stories of the three men I'm about to tell you about so unexpected.

On the Gaza Border With Israel's "Rocket Man"

Rick Sanchez | Posted 01.09.2012 | World
Rick Sanchez

Micky Rosenfeld is Israel's anti-terrorism superstar. He looks like a uniformed Hollywood pin-up. Then he confides in me what he says keeps him up at night: the rockets are no longer being made in Gaza.

A Sign of Promise

Rick Sanchez | Posted 01.08.2012 | World
Rick Sanchez

Mahmoud Abbas' acceptance of responsibility for the predicament in which both sides find themselves is remarkable, if for no other reason than because no other Palestinian leader has ever acknowledged rejecting the U.N.'s 1947 borders as a mistake.

No Diversity On CNN’s New Lineup

Cindy Y. Rodriguez | Posted 10.10.2011 | Latino Voices

While reading CNN's new lineup it was pretty apparent what was missing: a Latino anchor. Well, more like any minority anchor. The United States is be...

Rick Sanchez Skewers The Industry That Ruined His Life

Posted 10.04.2011 | Media

Nearly a year after his controversial comments about Jon Stewart and Jews got him fired from CNN, Rick Sanchez is speaking out—and he isn't holding ...

Rick Sanchez: Jon Stewart Is 'Not A Bigot'

Posted 08.31.2011 | Media

In a surprising turn of events, Rick Sanchez -- who was fired by CNN in October for calling Jon Stewart "a bigot" -- is now taking the initiative to p...

Senatorial Misstep: Giving Hate an Aura of Authenticity

Rick Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Sanchez

You know how things sometimes just don't add up, signaling to us right away that something's just not right? Well, there are two adults in Arizona, public officials no less, who don't have B.S. detectors.

Jason Linkins

Advice For Journalists: Disaster Preparedness Edition | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Here's a reminder to reporters on the teevee: the terrible disaster that happened isn't happening to you, okay?

In Defense of Indefensible Rick Sanchez

Raul A. Reyes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Raul A. Reyes

If CNN wants a zero-tolerance policy on bigotry and hate speech, terrific. Yet it seems as though it was selectively enforced at the expense of one of the most visible Hispanics in broadcasting.

Rick Sanchez: I'd Consider Taking Olbermann's Job

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rick Sanchez says he would consider taking Keith Olbermann's job at MSNBC. In an interview with RumorFix, Sanchez said that, if he was offered Olberm...

Rick Sanchez: I've Been Traumatized By Fallout From Firing

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

After pleading with the media to leave him alone, Rick Sanchez gave his first major interview in months to the Daily Beast. He spoke to the site's Ada...

Rick Sanchez's Desperate Plea

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rick Sanchez posted a desperate plea to Twitter Tuesday: let me move on. The former CNN anchor, who was fired after claiming on a radio station tha...

2010: A Shellacking in Poor Judgment and Bad Behavior

Jim Lichtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Lichtman

Our grandparents and great-grandparents lived through a Great Depression with grit and resolve. Unlike many of today's citizenry, who have become a whiny group of rage-a-holics.

Top 10 PR Blunders of 2010

Rich Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rich Robinson

This year proved to be a golden one for public relations meltdowns. Compiling this list was easy - trimming it down to the 10 biggest wasn't. As far as PR blunders go, 2010 was a target-rich environment.

What Does Juan Williams' Firing Say About Journalism?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

"[Juan] Williams is just the latest big-name reporter, after Rich Sanchez and Helen Thomas, to be fired for expressing a personal opinion about a sens...

Juan Williams to Helen Thomas: Clarity Missing in Debate Over Free Speech

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Parvez Ahmed

Helen Thomas, Rick Sanchez, Octavia Nasr and Juan Williams are neither racists nor bigots -- but they are guilty of breaching the ethics of fairness -- crucial ingredients to succeed in journalism.

Rick Sanchez Starts Tweeting Again

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

After a nearly three-week hiatus, Rick Sanchez has returned to Twitter. The former CNN host, who became well-known for his heavy use of Twitter on ...

Corporate Media Play It Safe -- Again

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Sigman

The hair-trigger firing of corporate-media journalists, commentators and execs for single acts of offensive speech has gotten way out of hand.

The Muslim Double Standard

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dean Obeidallah

What happens when you make comments against Muslims or Arabs in America? You get more ratings. You sell more books. At this point, demonizing Muslims has become a boutique industry.

The Week's Top 5 Funniest Videos: Sanchez, Lynch, Banksy and more

Matt Wilstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

Each week, I post the five funniest videos from the past week right here. And this was the week that began with Rick Sanchez and ended with Carl Paladino.

WATCH: Rick Sanchez Breaks Silence: 'I Screwed Up,' Comments Were Offensive

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rick Sanchez gave his first interview following his firing from CNN to ABC's "Good Morning America" on Friday--and the former anchor didn't waste any ...