Your Call's Media Roundtable: Net neutrality, the Alabama election & a journalist facing deportation

Dec 14, 2017

This week, in a dramatic turnaround, voters in Alabama chose former prosecutor Doug Jones to be their next Senator. He become the first Democrat elected to the Senate in Alabama in 25 years. On this week's media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage.

We'll also talk about Mexican journalist Emilio Gutierrez who is fighting a deportation order and the FCC’s decision to kill net neutrality. 

Guests:

Kathy Kiley, press freedom fellow at the National Press Club Journalism Institute

Will Bunch, national columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News, and author of a popular political blog, "Attytood"

John NicholsWashington correspondent for The Nation, and author of Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People in America

Web Resources:

Press Club: National Press Club Press Freedom Award Winner Narrowly Avoids Deportation

Albuquerque Journal: Las Cruces group calls for release of detained Mexican journalist Emilio Gutierrez Soto

Philly.com: Beyond Alabama: Why is America still fighting over voting rights 52 years after Selma?

The Nation: Gutting Net Neutrality Is the Trump Administration’s Most Brutal Blow to Democracy Yet