11:15pm

Thu January 10, 2013
Politics

Friday Media Roundtable: Crackdown in Bahrain

FMRT


On today'sYour Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Chuck Hagel's contentious nomination for Secretary of Defense and the ongoing foreclosure crisis. We’ll also talk about the ongoing political opposition crackdown in Bahrain. We’ll be joined by Propublica’s Paul Kiel, Salon’s Alex Seitz-Wald, and independent journalist Reese Erlich, who’s just back from Bahrain. Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Guests:


Paul Kiel, an award winning investigative reporter with Pro-Poblica.


Alex Seitz-Wald, Salon's political reporter


Reese Erlich’s, an award winning veteran journalist


Web Resources:


Salon: Bachmann still hasn’t paid presidential campaign staffers


Global Post: Bahrain’s changing opposition


ProPublica: Feds Replace Flawed Foreclosure Review With Vague $8.5 Billion Settlement


Guardian: Syrian rebels sidetracked by scramble for spoils of war


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