Kevin Hall

1:10am

Fri December 19, 2014
Politics

Your Call: US-Cuba relations & the budget deal

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.

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12:11am

Fri November 14, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Your Call: Economic growth & rising inequality

G20 Summit Brisbane 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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12:59am

Fri August 1, 2014
Politics

Your Call: Humanitarian crisis in Gaza and offshore tax havens

Palestinians inspect a damaged classroom of the UN school in Jabalia, northern Gaza.
Photograph: Mohammed Saber EPA

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.

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11:26pm

Thu August 16, 2012

12:16am

Tue March 20, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: Why are gas prices going up?

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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