Kevin Hall

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.

Your Call: Economic growth & rising inequality

Nov 14, 2014

On the November 14th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of poverty, Asia­Pacific summit and the Trans Pacific Partnership or the TPP, and the G20 meeting in Australia. How is the widening wealth gap affecting reporting on major global summits? We’ll be joined by Talk poverty’s editor Greg Kaufmann and McClatchy’s Kevin Hall. 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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On the Agust 1st edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of US corporate tax laws and offshore tax havens.  And we’ll talk about reporting the ongoing Israeli assault in Gaza.  As of Thursday morning, more than 1300 Palestinians have been killed, and the conflict has also cost the lives of 56 Israeli soldiers and 3 Israeli civilians. We will be joined by McClatchy’s Kevin Hall, Michael Hudson of The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, and Samer Badawi of +972 Magazine.

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Aug 16, 2012

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the Justice Department’s decision  not to prosecute Goldman Sachs in a financial fraud probe. We’ll also talk about the trial of the Russian protest rock band, Pussy Riot and freedom of expression in Russia . We’ll be joined by Reuters’ Rob Cox, McClathchy’s Kevin Hall and independent journalist Masha Gessen. Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Michael Klare, author of The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for the World's Last Resources, and Kevin Hall, national economics correspondent for McClatchy. The national average price for a gallon gas is $3.84, and it’s expected to go up. What’s behind rising gas prices? Join us live at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. There are efforts to start “no gas Mondays.” What else should be done? What can be done?  It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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