Roque Planas

Your Call: The perils of journalism in Mexico

Aug 7, 2015
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On the August 7th edition of  Your Call, it's our Friday Media Roundtable. This week, we'll discuss coverage of the treatment of undocumented immigrants in detention centers, and an investigation about US employers exploiting and abusing documented H-2 guest workers. W

On the July 28th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the surge in unaccompanied children entering the US. Since last October, 52000 children have been taken into custody. What are the conditions inside the US Immigration Detention Centers? How should  we resolve the worsening humanitarian crisis? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.


Catherine Tactaquin, executive director and co-founder of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights 

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the recent influx of children crossing the border. How are the media covering the plight of these children and the US’ response? We’ll also talk about coverage of the ongoing Israeli military assault on Gaza. We’ll be joined by the Huffington Post’s Roque Planas, the San Antonio Express’ Kolten Parker and independent journalist, Mohammed Omer joins us from Gaza. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.