Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Oct 19, 2012

On today's Next Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about media coverage of issues raised during the second presidential debate including energy policies and Libya. What’s your assessment of the media coverage and what issues have yet to be discussed? We’ll be joined by Harper’s Scott Horton, Mother Jones’ Kate Shepard and the Guardian’s Jonathan Steele. 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:

Jonathan Steele, a columnist and roving foreign correspondent for the Guardian. He's author of the new book Ghosts of Afghanistan.

Scott Horton,  a contributing editor for Harper's Magazine. He writes the No Comment blog for its website.

Kate Sheppard, a staff reporter for Mother Jones covering energy, environment and health.

Web Resources:

Harper’s: Boss Rove’s Justice

The Guardian: Pursued by violence, pawns in Syrian conflict await an endgame

Mother Jones: Next on the Anti-Abortion Agenda: Spousal Consent?

Reuters: Alleged 9/11 mastermind: America killed more people than hijackers did

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism: September 2012 update: US covert actions in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia

The Daily Beast: Abraham Lincoln: The Great Campaigner

Washington Post: CIA seeks to expand drone fleet, officials say

The Guardian: Secret cinema gently subverts Saudi Arabia's puritanism

BBC: Haifa al Mansour becomes first female Saudi director