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Your Call: The role of media in elections

Feb 12, 2016

On the February 12th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the New Hampshire primary and Bernie Sanders' big win among nearly every demographic, including women and young voters. How is the post- New Hampshire analysis setting the tone for election coverage? 

Your Call Weekly Kudos: January 8th, 2016

Jan 8, 2016

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.

Guests:

Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for BuzzFeed News based in Istanbul gave kudos to fellow panelist Lee Fang for his coverage of Saudi Arabia at the Intercept. Also, Borzou gave kudos to The Guardian's Kareen Shaheen and his coverage of Syria.

On the April 10th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s second term victory, his privatization deals, and the role of big money in politics. We’ll also talk about Saudi Arabia’s team of US-based lobbyists and financial support to the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation. We’ll be joined by the Intercept’s Lee Fang, In These Times’ Micah Uetricht, and McClatchy’s Greg Gordon. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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Your Call Weekly Kudos: Sept, 5th 2014

Sep 5, 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.

This week we spoke with:

Lee Fang, investigative fellow at the Nation Institute and co-founder of Republic Report.

Dave Levinthal, senior reporter at the Center for Public Integrity

Martin Chulov, Middle East correspondent for the Guardian

On the September 5th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the money trail in the midterm election cycle. According to the Center for Public Integrity, one out of every 10 ads running have ties to the Koch Brothers. We will also talk about the rise of ISIS in Syria. We’ll be joined by Republic Report’s Lee Fang, the Center for Public Integrity’s Dave Levinthal, and the Guardian’s MartinChulov. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you

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Today on Your Call: Super PACs and lobbyists

Mar 7, 2014