Fri December 6, 2013

Friday Media Roundtable: The Guardian under fire, Syria war crimes, Mandela

Parliamentary Recording Unit, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

On the next  Your Call, it’s our Friday Media Roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the parliamentary questioning of Guardian editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger. He’s accused of of helping terrorists by publicizing top secret information leaked by Edward Snowden. We’ll also discuss coverage of Syria. For the first time, the UN has accused President Ashar al-Assad of committing war crimes. We’ll be joined by the Washington Post's Liz Sly and Free Press’s Josh Stearns. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.


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Fri November 22, 2013


Mon November 4, 2013

Will Durst: Blown, burst & compromised

 Note: Will Durst is a comedian and you may find some of his material offensive, or worse, not funny. His views do not necessarily reflect those of KALW.

Hey guys,

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Thu October 10, 2013

Turnstyle News: A teen's letter to the NSA

You can listen to this piece here.

Dear random NSA officer,

It might have been my web search for notorious murderers that led you to my electronic abode but I promise, I don’t share their homicidal interests.

It’s okay if you search through my stuff, though.  Personally, I don’t mind. I have nothing to hide, at least not from you.

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Thu September 19, 2013