11:57pm

Thu July 11, 2013
Politics

Today on Your Call:Friday Media Roundtable


  

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about media coverage of the ongoing hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay. We’ll also discuss the Center for Investigative Reporting story, which revealed that California prisons sterilized female inmates without state approvals. What are the challenges involved in covering prisons? We’ll be joined by the Center for Investigative Reporting’s Corey Johnson, freelance journalist Nancy and Solitary Watch’s James Ridgeway. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

James Ridgeway, investigative journalist and co-editor of Solitary Watch

Corey Johnson, investigative reporter for The Center for Investigative Reporting.

Nancy Mullane, executive producer of Life of the Law and author of Life after Murder

Web Resources:

CIR: Female inmates sterilized in California prisons without approval

Mother Jones: America's 10 Worst Prisons: ADX

CJR: Inside Story

Nancy Mullane: Life After Murder: Five Men in Search of Redemption

Solitary Watch — News from a Nation in Lockdown

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