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Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable
On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the massacre in Afghanistan. A U.S. Army Staff Sergeant allegedly killed 16 people in villages near Kandahar. How are the media covering this tragedy? What questions should reporters be asking? We’ll be joined by the Sydney Morning Herald’s Paul Mcgough and independent journalist Anna Badkhen and The Times’ Jeremy Kelly.Join us at 10 or email email@example.com. Where did you see the best coverage of Afghanistan this week? And what was your story of the week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.
Jeremy Kelly, Kabul-based correspondent for The Times of London
Anna Badkhen, independent journalist, author of Peace Meals, Waiting for the Taliban, and the forthcoming e-book, Afghanistan by Donkey
Paul McGeough, chief foreign correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald, author of Infernal Triangle: Conflict in Iraq, Afghanistan and The Levant – Eyewitness Accounts from the September 11 Decade. He has reported from the Middle East for more than two decades.
Anna Badkhen, Foreign Policy: War Outside the Frame : It's not Restrepo. The conflict in northern Afghanistan has no running time
Paul McGeough: Afghanistan: The Violent Frontier
Jon Lee Anderson, The New Yorker: Massacre in Kandahar
Jeremy Kelly, The Times of London: Afghan father's plea for vengeance: let him burn