12:34am

Fri August 24, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

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 about media coverage of laws restricting women’s reproductive rights in Missouri and other states across the country. We’ll also talk about the mining strikes in South Africa after police shot and killed 44 strikers. We’ll be joined by RH Reality Check’s Jodi Jacobson, St. Louis Beacon Jo Mannies and Guardian’s David Smith joins us from Johannesburg. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Guests:


Jodi Jacobson, Editor-in-Chief of RH Reality Check


David Smith, the Guardian's Africa correspondent based in Johannesburg.


Jo Mannies, a veteran political reporter with St. Louis Beacon


Web Resources:


Guardian: South African platinum mine shut down after deadly union clashes


All Africa: South Africa: The Marikana Massacre - Workers' Grievances Must Not Be Forgotten


St. Louis Beacon: Dominoes falling: Akin's potential departure could trigger game of musical chairs


Huffington Post: Missouri Abortion Bill To Become Law


RH Reality: As Romney and Ryan Dissemble, RNC Prepares Radical Anti-Choice Platform Based on Personhood


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