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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 new voter ID law in Texas and vote tampering in California. How are journalists covering voting issues as the election heats up? We’ll also discuss coverage of the ongoing violence and unrest in Syria. We’ll be joined by ColorLines’ Brentin Mock, independent journalist Brad Friedman, and the Financial Times’ Michael Peel joins us from Damascus. Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.
*We also discussed coverage of the theater shootings that took place in Aurora, Colorado earlier this morning.
Brentin Mock, New Orleans-based journalist who serves as Colorlines.com's Reporting Fellow on Voting Rights, covering the challenges presented by new voter ID laws, suppression of voter registration drives, and other attempts to limit electoral power of people of color
Michael Peel, Middle East correspondent for the Financial Times; he is currently reporting from Damascus
Brad Friedman, independent journalist and radio broadcaster; he runs the The BRAD BLOG
Financial Times: Syrian rebels seize key border posts
LA Times: Suppressing the vote, state by state