On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the deadly earthquake in Mexico, which killed more than 225 people, including at least 25 children at a school in Mexico City.
We’ll also talk about the plight of more than 400,00 Rohingya Muslims fleeing mass violence in Myanmar, and the ongoing protests in St. Louis over the acquittal of Jason Stockley, a white police officer charged with the shooting and killing of Anthony Lamar Smith, a black driver. What grabbed your attention this week?
Danny Wicentowski, reporter with the Riverfront Times
Frank Contreras, broadcast correspondent for CGTN America
Paul Mooney, award winning freelance journalist, and author of four travel books on Taiwan and China
The NY Times: Living in Mexico City Is a Perpetual Dare
Reuters: Mass exodus
The Wall Street Journal: Born on the Run: How a Pregnant Refugee Fled Myanmar’s Killing Fields
The Riverfront Times: St. Louis Approves Trial Run for Police Body Cameras, But Questions Remain
The Riverfront Times: 'The Police Owned the Night' Chief Says After 80+ Arrested Downtown