Your Call Media Roundtable: Street protests in Iran & the sexual harassment crisis in the media | KALW

Your Call Media Roundtable: Street protests in Iran & the sexual harassment crisis in the media

Jan 5, 2018

Since December 28, tens of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets in more than 50 cities across Iran. They're demonstrating against dire economic conditions, and corruption. At least 20 people been killed and more than 1,000 have been arrested. On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage.

We'll also look at the sexual harassment allegations that continue to rock media organizations, including WNYC, PRI, Vice, and AlterNet. What grabbed your attention this week?

Guests:

Farnaz Fassihi, senior writer at the Wall Street Journal

Suki Kim, investigative journalist, and the New York Times bestselling author of Without You, There Is No Us: Undercover Among the Sons of North Korea's Elite

Web Resources:

The CUT: Public-Radio Icon John Hockenberry Accused of Harassing Female Colleagues

The Wall Street Journal: Iranian Antigovernment Protesters Demand End to Regime, Khamenei’s Rule

Politico: Why the Other Iran Is Taking to the Streets

The NY Times: At Vice, Cutting-Edge Media and Allegations of Old-School Sexual Harassment

CJR: WNYC supporters waver amid harassment crisis