Media roundtable: Rape in the criminal justice system & nominees for secretary of state & the CIA

Mar 15, 2018

On this week's media roundtable, we’ll speak with Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist T. Christian Miller, co-author of the book, A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America, which details how rape cases are investigated in the criminal justice system and the long history of doubting rape survivors.

We’ll also discuss coverage of Mike Pompeo’s nomination to be secretary of state and former CIA agent Gina Haspel’s nomination to lead the CIA.


Eli Clifton, fellow at The Nation Institute and a contributing editor at LobeLog


T. Christian Miller, senior investigative reporter for ProPublica and co-author of A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America

Web Resources:

Propublica: An 18-year-old said she was attacked at knifepoint. Then she said she made it up. That’s where our story begins

Lobe Blog: Pompeo: Springtime For Irano/Islamophobes

The Nation: The Koch Brothers Get Their Very Own Secretary of State

The NY Times: Gina Haspel, Trump’s Choice for C.I.A., Played Role in Torture Program