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Your Call: Protests in Mexico & the midterm elections

Nov 7, 2014

On the November 7th edition of Your Call, it’s Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the midterm elections, voter ID laws, and voter suppression.  We’ll also talk about the mass protests in Mexico over the disappearance of 43 students. We will be joined by Salon’s David Dayen, Brad Blog’s Brad Friedman and the Dallas Morning News’ Alfredo Corchado. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

David Dayen, contributing writer to Salon.com, and a weekly columnist at The Fiscal Times.

Alfredo Corchado, Mexico bureau chief for the Dallas Morning News and the author of Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent into Darkness

Brad Friedman, investigative blogger, journalist and broadcaster

Web Resources:

Alfredo Corchado: Midnight In Mexico

WBAA: 'They Kill You Twice': The Risks of Twitter Journalism In Tamaulipas

Truthout: The End of the Drug War - or a New Cartel of Cartels?

New Yorker: Crisis in Mexico: The Disappearance of the Forty-Three

Aljazeera America: Classmates of missing Mexico students: ‘We are all like brothers here’

Brad Friedman: The BRAD BLOG

New Republic: Obama Says Economic Recoveries Have to Be Slow. In a New Paper, His Former Advisor Argues Otherwise

Salon: America’s ugly economic truth: Why austerity is generating another slowdown

Huffington Post: The 2014 Election Was About The Economy, And Democrats Have Only Themselves To Blame