David Cay Johnston

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.

This week we spoke with:

Guests:

David Cay Johnston, Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter, editor of the anthology “Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality

Mark Seibel, chief of correspondents for McClatchy Newspapers

Your Call: Yemen and the State of the Union

Jan 22, 2015
Hani Mohammed / AP

On the next Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of President Obama’s State of the Union speech. He focused on a number of economic issues including tax reform, jobs and education. How does the media’s obsession with political partisanship shape coverage of domestic and foreign policy issues? Where are the facts about taxes and the economy? We will be joined by McClatchy’s Mark Seibel and investigative reporter David Cay Johnston. We will be also joined by Sana'a based independent journalist Ataif Al Wazir.

Your Call: US-Cuba relations & the budget deal

Dec 19, 2014

On the December 19th, 2014 edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of President Obama’s historic announcement to reestablish relations with Cuba. We’ll also talk about the $1.1 trillion dollar budget deal, which affects everything from abortion to campaign finance. Who’s reporting on the deal’s budget cuts and banking provisions supported by Wall Street? We’ll be joined by the Huffington Post’s Michael Michael McAuliff, investigative reporter David Cay Johnston, and McClatchy’s Kevin Hall.

 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

Guests:


On the next Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter David and tax expert, David Cay Johnston about his new book “ The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use "Plain English" to Rob You Blind.” He argues that no other modern country gives corporations the unfettered power found in America to gouge customers, shortchange workers, and erect barriers to fair play. How can ordinary citizens stand up to powerful corporations? Join us live at 10am PST or post a comment here. It’s Your Call, How did corporations gain so much power?

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Aug 2, 2012
Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images .

On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media Roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about media coverage of taxes on the presidential campaign trail. Who is dissecting the candidates’ tax plans? We’ll also talk about the power outage in India , which affected over 600 million people. We’ll be joined by the Christian Science Monitor’s Rebecca Byerly and Reuters columnist David Cay Johnston . Join us at 10 or post your comment at yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and your.

Guests:

 On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the corporate tax system and President Obama’s plan to overhaul it. How much do corporations pay in taxes? From 2008-2011, 30 major corporations paid no taxes, according to Citizens for Tax Justice. How much should they pay? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. What is the economic impact of corporate taxation? What changes would you like to see? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

On Today's Your Call, it's our Friday media roundtable. With so much talk about how much Mitt Romney paid in taxes, how are the media covering our tax system? We’ll also discuss the growing debt crisis in Europe and the ongoing debt relief deal talks in Greece where the names of 4,000-tax evaders have been published. We’ll be joined by Reuters’ David Cay Johnston and the Globe and Mail’s Eric Reguly joins us from Rome. Where did you see best reporting this week? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you. 

Guests: