11:26pm

Thu August 16, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the Justice Department’s decision  not to prosecute Goldman Sachs in a financial fraud probe. We’ll also talk about the trial of the Russian protest rock band, Pussy Riot and freedom of expression in Russia . We’ll be joined by Reuters’ Rob Cox, McClathchy’s Kevin Hall and independent journalist Masha Gessen. Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Guests:


Masha Gessen, an investigative journalist and  the author of “The Man Without a Face,” a biography of Vladimir Putin.


Rob Cox, the Editor of Breakingviews, the global financial commentary service of Reuters in New York and a contributor to Newsweek


Kevin Hall, the national economic correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers


Web Resources:


NY Times: The Stalin in Putin


The Week: Pussy Riot trial is a turning point for Putin's Russia


Reuters: Subsidy City


McClatchy Newspapers: Paul Ryan’s plan for Medicare sets stage for campaign debate


The Seattle Times: Goldman Sachs vs. the people


McClatchy Newspapers: How Goldman secretly bet on the U.S. housing crash


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