12:00am

Fri February 17, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

On today’s Your Call, it’s Our Friday media roundtable. This week’s we’ll have a conversation about President Obama’s $3.8 billion dollar budget and the deal reached on payroll tax cuts. We’ll also discuss the brutal crack down in Bahrain. We’ll be joined by the Nation’s Greg Kaufmann, the Huffington Post’s Mike McAuliff and independent journalist Mona Kareem joins us from Kuwait. Join us at 10 or send your story of the week to feedback@yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Mona Kareem, freelance journalist who contributes to Global Voices, Jadaliyya.com, and Migrant-rights.com

Greg Kaufmann, writer for the Nation, where he has a blog called "This Week in Poverty"

Michael McAuliff, senior congressional correspondent for The Huffington Post 

Web Resources:

Mona Kareem, Global Voices: Tweeting the Revolution's First Anniversary

Greg Kaufmann, The Nation: This Week in Poverty: Perfect Storm Threatens Long-Term Unemployed

Michael McAuliff, Arthur Delaney, The Huffington Post: Payroll Tax Deal Finalized Before Vote

Michael McAuliff, The Huffington Post: President Obama's Budget Would Tax The Rich, Cut Medicare

Witness Bahrain

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