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Your Call Weekly Kudos: July 24, 2015

Jul 24, 2015

Every week on Your Call's Friday Media Roundtable, we ask the journalists on our panel to recommend great reporting they've seen this week.

On the July 24th edition of Your Call, it's our Friday media roundtable. This week, we'll discuss coverage of President Obama's visit to a federal prison facility and prison reform.

  

On the July 23rd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the new feature film The Stanford Prison Experiment. 

On the July 22nd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about free events, new ways to explore Bay Area neighborhoods, nature walks and hikes. 

What happens in the criminal justice system after a young black man is shot and killed?  On the next Your Call, we’ll talk about the new documentary 3 ½ Minutes, 10 Bullets, which tells the story of Jordan Davis, an unarmed black 17 year-old shot to death after a dispute with a white man in a gas station parking lot on November 23, 2012. 

  

On the July 20th edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with Anna Deavere Smith about her new one woman show, Notes From the Field: Doing Time in Education, The California Chapter.

Your Call: Media coverage of California's water crisis

Jul 16, 2015

  

On the July 17th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of California’s water crisis.

  

On the July 16th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the meat and dairy industries, which make up 47 percent of California’s water footprint. 

  

On the July 15th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our weeklong series on solutions to California’s drought by talking about recycling and reusing wastewater.

Your Call: How are water prices set in California?

Jul 14, 2015

On the July 14th edition of Your Call, we’ll continue our week-long series on solution to the state’s water crisis by discussing the price of water.

On the July 13th edition of Your Call, we’ll kick of a weeklong series on solutions to California’s water crisis by exploring how the world's most water-efficient cities have reduced demand.

Your Call Weekly Kudos July 10, 2015

Jul 10, 2015

Every week on Your Call's Friday Media Roundtable, we ask the journalists on our panel to recommend great reporting they've seen this week.

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On the July 10th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable.  This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the economic crisis in Greece.

  

On the July 9th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the Bay Area's place in the global real estate market.

  

On the July 8th edition of Your Call, we’ll learn about changes in the recycling industry and how they affect what happens after you toss paper and plastic in the recycling bin.  

Your Call: Greece - what happens now?

Jul 7, 2015

On the July 7th edition of  Your Call, we'll have a conversation about the future of the Greek economy and its relations with its European partners.

On July 3rd edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario about her memoir It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War.

  

On the July 2nd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about coverage of women’s sports. 

  

On the July 1st edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about labor laws and how they affect the explosion of independent contractors. 

Your Call: How long will the current tech boom last?

Jun 30, 2015

On the June 30th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the explosion of the tech industry. Billion dollar companies were once rare.  Today, there are more than 50 billion dollar companies in Silicon Valley, with more added every other week.

On the June 29th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the ACA’s federal subsidies.

Your Call Weekly Kudos June 26, 2015

Jun 26, 2015

Every week on Your Call's Friday Media Roundtable, we ask the journalists on our panel to recommend great reporting they've seen this week.

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Leonard Pitts Jr. from the Miami Herald noted an important video tweeted by Dan Dale from the Toronto Star this week. He also wrote about the video and topic in his column.

On the June 26th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the massacre at the historic AME church in Charleston, South Carolina.

  

On the June 25th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki about the mind-body connection.

  

On the June 24th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about Connected by Coffee, a documentary about the lives and history of the people who grow coffee.

On the June 23rd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about cell phones and our health. 

Your Call: What does gentrification mean to you?

Jun 22, 2015

On the June 22nd edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation with D.W. Gibson, journalist and author of The Edge Becomes the Center: An Oral History of Gentrification in the 21st Century. By interviewing a wide cross section of New Yorkers, from a drug dealer to a banking executive, Gibson gets inside the varied ways people experience and perceive the transformation of neighborhoods by the influx of new wealth and new residents. What does gentrification look like where you live?

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Your Call Weekly Kudos June 19, 2015

Jun 19, 2015

Every week on Your Call's Friday Media Roundtable, we ask the journalists on our panel to recommend great reporting they've seen this week.

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Your Call: Making music under occupation

Jun 19, 2015

On the June 19th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundable. This week, we’ll have a conversation with veteran journalist Sandy Tolan about his new book, "Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land.”

  

On the June 18th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss privacy protection. A recent University of Pennsylvania study found that many Americans feel they have no control over how companies use their information. The New York Times reports that Uber is tracking the location of customers’ devices even when they are not actively using Uber’s app. What are new tactics in data mining, and how can we combat them? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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