presidential election

Our friends at Youth Radio in Oakland sent a contingent of reporters to Cleveland last week for the Republican National Convention. Reporter Soraya Shockley spoke to KALW's Ben Trefny about her experience covering the convention, and interviewing former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele.

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  On the March 18th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the mass protests over the corruption scandal involving Brazil's state-owned oil company Petrobras, which has rocked the country’s political establishment.

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about media coverage of the presidential election and the machinery of the Democratic Party. How are the media covering President Obama’s record on domestic and foreign policy and what’s to come? We’ll be joined by the Middle East Report’s Chris Toesing, Democracy Now’s Juan Gonzales, and TIME’s Michael Scherer. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join us live at 10 or post your comment here. It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Political comedian Will Durst is turning his attention to the home stretch of the presidential election.

The opinions of Will Durst do not necessarily reflect those of KALW News. Every Tuesday night, you can find Durst at the Marsh Theater in San Francisco’s Mission District putting on his one-man show called “Elect to Laugh.”

On the October 14, 2012 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I'll moderate a debate on the question: Who Would Be Better on Jobs: Obama or Romney? San Francisco Supervisor David Chiu will take the pro-Obama side of the debate. Bill Bowen, member of the San Francisco GOP Central Committee will take the pro-Romney side.

Work with Marty Nemko is heard Sundays from 11 am to noon on KALW 91.7 FM in San Francisco.