Mediator: A Newsroom and a Lifeline: Univision’s Urgent Sense of Purpose

But the story isn’t complete if it doesn’t include Univision News, one of the most striking examples I’ve seen all year of a news organization that is meeting the moment.

It is the leading news source for Hispanics in the United States, citizen and noncitizen alike — a core audience that has an almost existential stake in the Trump administration’s policies. These include moves to starve “sanctuary cities” of federal funds and to end the Obama-era attempt to protect from deportation the undocumented parents of citizen children — which, Univision was first to report, the administration did on Thursday.

Univision News has its own history with the president. Its anchor Jorge Ramos was the first journalist to be kicked out of a…

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