12:16am

Fri September 6, 2013
Politics

Today on Your Call: Wal-Mart Protests and bombing Syria


On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the latest Walmart protests happening in over 15 cities. How are workers rights covered by major media outlets? We’ll also talk about how the media are covering the Obama administration’s plans for to strike Syria. We’ll be joined by MClatchy’s Mark Seibel, The Nation’s Lee Fang and In These Times’ Mike Elk. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you

Guests:

Mike Elk, labor journalist for In These Times.

Lee Fang, reporting fellow with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute. He covers money in politics, conservative movements and lobbying.

Mark Seibel, Chief of Correspondents for the McClatchy Newspapers

Web Resources:

Mediate: Killing to Save in Syria: When Liberalism is Lethal

Jadaliyya: Syria News Update (4 September 2013)

McClatchy: To some, US case for Syrian gas attack, strike has too many holes

Slate: Who’s Behind the Fast Food Strikes? Working Women

The Nation: Revealed: Letters From Republicans Seeking Obamacare Money

In These Times: For Union Members, Defeat at Crystal Sugar Anything But Sweet

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