Friday Media Roundtable: Understanding the Boston bombings

Apr 19, 2013

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable.  One suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been killed by police -- the other is the subject of a massive manhunt that has Boston and surrounding communities in lockdown.  How can the news media cover this fast-moving story responsibly?  As information about the suspected bombers streams out, how can journalists provide context without jumping to conclusions?  Where have you heard or seen the most valuable coverage of this week's events in Boston?  It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Dave Levinthal, senior political reporter with the Center for Public Integrity

Alex Seitz-Wald, Salon