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12:04am

Fri November 21, 2014
Politics

Your Call: How are reporters covering the roots of social unrest in Ferguson?

 

 

On the November 21st edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the renewed media spotlight on Ferguson, Missouri as we wait for the St. Louis County grand jury to decide whether Officer Darren Wilson should stand trial in the shooting of Michael Brown.We will also talk about the militarization of the police force and a human tragedy in Syria. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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12:00am

Thu November 20, 2014
Technology

Your Call: How has President Obama's new position on net neutrality changed the debate?

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On the November 20th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation with former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps. Just hours after the President reaffirmed his support for net neutrality, the Washington Post reported that the Obama’s appointed FCC Chair Tom Wheeler told business executives that he prefers a “more nuanced solution.” Wheeler is a former lobbyist for the cable and telecom industry. What do you want to know about the politics of the FCC? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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12:00am

Wed November 19, 2014
Politics

Your Call: How are government agencies collaborating with tech giants to wage cyber warefare?

  

 

 

On the November 19th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we'll speak with Shane Harris, author of @War: The Rise of the Military Internet Complex. He writes that protecting cyberspace has become the US government’s top national security priority. Waging war in cyberspace is becoming a private affair. So what does the “military-Internet complex” mean for our personal freedoms and future? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

 

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11:38pm

Mon November 17, 2014
Politics

Your Call: What is the untold story of Firestone Rubber Company in Liberia?

On the November 18th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with investigative reporter Jonathan Jones about the Frontline documentary “Firestone and the Warlord.” The Propublica/Frontline investigation uncovers the secret relationship between the American company Firestone and Liberian Warlord Charles Taylor. The report reveals that Firestone gave millions of dollars to Taylor’s government and hired his soldiers to protect its rubber plantation. How interwoven is this relationship? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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12:00am

Mon November 17, 2014
Technology

Your Call: Why is the US lagging behind when it comes to Internet speed and affordability?

 On the November 17th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the United States’ Internet infrastructure. It ranks 29th in speed worldwide and we pay 38 times what the Japanese pay. Why is the Internet in the US so slow? What is the cost of creating a fast Internet infrastructure, and what benefits would it provide? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you

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