12:17am

Fri March 22, 2013
Politics

Friday Media Roundtable: Iraq War Anniversary, Obama in Israel & the Occupied Territories


On the next Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll mark the 10- year  anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq. How are the media reflecting on their coverage in the lead up to the invasion? We’ll also discuss coverage of President Obama’s trip to Israel and the West Bank. We’ll be joined by the Guardian’s Martin Chulov, The Nation’s Robert Dreyfuss, and independent journalist Sahar Issa will join us from Baghdad. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Sahar Issa, former Baghdad bureau correspondent  for McClatchy newspapers

Robert Dreyfuss, contributing editor at The Nation, contributing writer at Mother Jones, senior correspondent for The American Prospect.

Martin Chulov, Middle East correspondent for the Guardian of London

Web Resources:

The Nation: WMD in Syria? Here We Go Again

The Guardian: Syria attacks involved chemical weapons, rebels and regime claim

US News: Press Cheerleaders and the War They Didn’t Question

LA Times: Iraq war 10th anniversary: A dark mark for news media

McClatchy: Iraq: ten years later

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