10:07am

Fri December 14, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Friday media roundtable

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about coverage of Army Private Bradley Manning’s whistleblower case.  We’ll also discuss a McClatchy investigation into the federal government's growing use of polygraph screenings and the political crisis in Egypt. We’ll be joined by McClatchy’s Marisa Taylor, Firedoglake’s Kevin Gosztola and Aljazeera’s Sherine Tadros. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Guests:


Kevin Gosztola, a writer and curator of Firedoglake's blog The Dissenter, a blog covering civil liberties


Marisa Taylor, an investigative reporter for McClatchy Newspapers, based in Washington, D.C


Sherine Tadros, Al Jazeera English Middle East and North Africa  Correspondent based in Cairo


web Resources:


McClatchy: U.S. polygraphers questioned accuracy of tests on detainees overseas


Firedoglake: Government: Bradley Manning’s Confinement Conditions Justified by ‘Odd Behaviors,’ Lack of Communication


Aljazeera: Egypt's Morsi rescinds controversial decree


Egypt Independent: War of narratives in Ettehadiya


The New Republic: Bradley Manning Gets No Love From The New York Times


NY Times: Evidence of Torture by Egyptian Islamists


Ahram Online: Western media and the Brotherhood: Secrets behind the love

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