Today On Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable: Spain Bailout and Vote Suppression in Florida

Jun 15, 2012

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Spain ’s decision to borrow 125 billion dollars to rescue its troubled banks.  We’ll also talk about JPMorgan Jamie Dimon’s Senate testimony and the voter suppression controversy in Florida. We’ll be joined  by McClatchy’s Kevin Hall, Tampa Bay Times’ Steve Bousquet and Martin Delfin of the leading Spanish daily El Pais will join us from Madrid. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join us live at 10 or send and email to It’s Your Call, with Matt Martin and you.


Steve Bousquet,  the St. Petersburg Times' Tallahassee bureau chief. He joined the Times in 2001 after 17 years at the Miami Herald.

KevinHall, the national economics correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers

Martin Delfin, a journalist with the English language version of El Pais. the leading newspaper in Spain

Recommendations of Good Reporting:

Bailout in Spain leaves taxpayers liable for the cost by Raphael Minder, New York Times/International Herald Tribune

Romney makes surprise visit to Solyndra by Sara Murray, Wall Street Journal

Web Resources:

Martin Delfin, Spin and cynicism

El Pais In English

El Huffington Post

Kevin Hall, McClatchy: Coming weeks may prove crucial to world’s faltering economies

Steve Bousquet, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau : Plenty misses, few hits in Rick Scott's search to purge non-U.S. citizens from voter rolls

Why is the FDIC insuring Jamie Dimon's mistakes? by William Greider, The Nation