11:55pm

Thu August 1, 2013
Politics

Today on Your Call: The trial of Bradely Manning


On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the Bradley Manning trial. How are reporters covering what the documents he leaked actually contain? He says he leaked them to start a debate about US foreign policy. So where’s the debate and what are the consequences of this case for the future of journalism? We’ll be joined by independent journalist Sahar Issa, Firedoglake’s Kevin Gosztola, and Guardian’s Ed Pilkington. Join the conversation and call in with your questions on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.


Guests:

Ed Pilkington, chief reporter for Guardian US, and author of Beyond the Mother Country

Kevin Gosztola, journalist covering civil liberties & national security issues for Firedoglake. He is the co-author of Truth and Consequences: The U.S. vs. Bradley Manning

Sahar Issa, former McClatchy Baghdad Bureau Correspondent

Web Resources

Poynter: Did the Media Drop the Ball on the Bradley Manning Trial?

The Guardian: NSA Tool Collects "Nearly Everything a User Does on the Internet"

The Guardian: New York Woman Visited by Police after Researching Pressure Cookers

McClatchy:  McClatchy asks Obama administration if U.S. helped New Zealand collect data on journalist

TruthDig: The Top 10 Ways Bradley Manning Changed the World

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