11:32pm

Thu January 16, 2014
Politics

Today on Your Call: War in Syria and chemical spill in West Virginia


On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the disastrous chemical spill and water contamination in West Virginia. We’ll also discuss President Obama’s plans to reform the NSA spying program and the worsening situation in Syria. We’ll be joined by the Financial Times’ Borzou Daragahi, McClatchy’s Mark Seibel and Corporate Crime Reporter’s Russel Mokhiber. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join the conversation on the Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Mark Seibel, Chief of Correspondents for the McClatchy Newspapers

Russell Mokhiber, editor of the Corporate Crime Reporter

Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for the Financial Times based in Cairo

Web Resources:

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

FT: Syria opposition calls for more arms to fight al-Qaeda

Corporate Crime Reporter: West Virginia False Claims Bill Under Attack

The Daily Star: Palestinians die from hunger, medical shortages in Yarmouk

Bill Moyer: West Virginia Spill: Where “Regulation” Is a Dirty Word, Shady Businesses Flourish

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