Kate Sheppard

Your Call: Media and the legacy of oil spills

May 22, 2015
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On the May 20th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday Media Roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of President Obama’s decision to open the Arctic to oil and gas drilling. This week, Seattle activists used their kayaks to stop Shell from docking at the port and then continuing on to the Arctic. We’ll also discuss the latest oil spill in Santa Barbara, the possibilities of a spill in the Arctic and the environmental impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. We’ll be joined by Huffington Post’s Kate Sheppard and investigative journalist Antonia Juhasz.

Your Call Weekly Kudos: March 27, 2015

Mar 27, 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.
This week we spoke with:

Kate Sheppard, senior reporter and the environment and energy editor at the Huffington Post
Andrew Cockburn, Washington editor of Harper's magazine and author of the new book, "Kill Chain: The Rise of High-Tech Assassins."

On the March 27th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Republican budget, which includes $5.5 trillion dollars in cuts to the social safety net and environmental programs, and an extra $20 billion dollars in military funding. We’ll also talk about the role Citigroup played in the 2008 financial crisis. We’ll be joined by Harper’s Andrew Cockburn and the Huffington Post’s Kate Sheppard. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join the conversation with guest host Mark Hertsgaard and you.


Photograph: Sunday Alamba/AP

On This week's media roundtable. we’ll discuss coverage of taxes and ongoing budget cuts in California. We’ll also talk about coverage of President Obama saying no, for now, to the Keystone Pipe line and the mass protests in Nigeria. We’ll be joined by the Sacramento Bee’s Phillip Reese, Mother Jones’ Kate Sheppard and freelance journalist Gillian Parker joins us from Nigeria. Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.