Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Aug 16, 2012

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 Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


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