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Your Call Weekly Kudos: December 12, 2014

Dec 12, 2014

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.

Joining us this week:

Guests:

Scott Horton, human rights attorney and contributing editor at Harper’s magazine. He is the author of the forthcoming book, Lords of Secrecy: The National Security Elite and America’s Stealth Foreign Policy

Mark Danner, contributor to The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine and other publications

Your Call: The US media and the politics of torture

Dec 12, 2014

On the December 12th, 2014 edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the intensely debated Senate Intelligence Committee report on torture. How have the revelations changed reporting on the United States’ torture policy. What’s changed since torture was exposed under the Bush administration? We’ll be joined  by the New York Review of Books’ Mark Danner and Harper’s Scott Horton. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you

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Your Call: What is the true story of the Dark Alliance?

Oct 13, 2014

  

On the October 13th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb and his 1996 explosive three part series, “Dark Alliance,” which revealed connections between the CIA, the crack cocaine explosion in African-American neighborhoods in the US, and the CIA-backed Nicaraguan Contras. The story is told in the new film Kill the Messenger. What do we know about the “Dark Alliance 18 years later? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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