12:20am

Fri May 4, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation with Rory O'Connor, journalist and author of the new book, “Friends, Followers and the Future: How Social Media are Changing Politics, Threatening Big Brands, and Killing Traditional Media” We’ll also discuss coverage of the Arab Spring with independent journalist Reese Erlich, who is just back from Tunisia. Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. What grabbed your attention this week? It’s Your Call, with Matt Martin and you.

Guests:

Reese Erlich, a veteran freelance investigative journalist. His reporting has appeared in various news organizations including National Public Radio, the San Francisco Chronicle and the Christian Science Monitor. 

Rory O'Connor, a filmmaker and journalist and author of How Social Media are Changing Politics, Threatening Big Brands, and Killing Traditional Media 

Web Resources:

Reese Erlich Website

Media Is A Plural by Rory O'Connor

Tunisia Live News Website

Andy Greenberg, Forbes: Mozilla Slams CISPA, Breaking Silicon Valley's Silence On Cybersecurity Bill

Charlie Burgess, guardian: The battle for press freedom in Tunisia rages on

Reese Erlich: For most Tunisians, little has changed

Tribune Express, Huma Imtiaz: NATO supply routes closure causing massive equipment backlog: US DoD

AP:  No retreat on freedom of the press globally for 1st time in 8 years

 

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