Scott Horton

This week, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates were indicted on a long list of crimes, including money laundering. Earlier this month, Donald Trump’s foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI. On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the investigation into Russian meddling in the election.

Tens of thousands of activists are protesting against the policies of the world's richest countries at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany.

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On this week's media roundtable, coverage of Donald Trump's abrupt firing of FBI director James Comey. The decision is being compared to Richard Nixon’s “Saturday Night Massacre” in October 1973, when he fired Archibald Cox, the special prosecutor handling the Watergate scandal.  How should news organizations cover this story?

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This week, on the media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of Donald Trump’s executive actions. The administration has ordered the EPA to stop communicating with the public and giving out grants. Trump also says he will bring back torture and black sites.

Your Call weekly kudos: February 19th, 2016

Feb 19, 2016

  

On the February 19th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable.

Your Call: The legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia

Feb 19, 2016

  

On the February 19th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Justice Antonin Scalia’s death.

On the Oct 9th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of US air strikes on Doctors without Borders’ hospital in Afghanistan, which killed 22 people. The organization has accused the US government of committing war crimes. How are the media framing the deadly attack? We’ll also discuss coverage of the Supreme Court’s new session. This term’s decisions will affect several crucial issues, including affirmative action, abortion, voting, and unions.  Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

On the January 30th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll talk about coverage of Jeffrey Sterling, the CIA whistleblower who was convicted of espionage for giving the New York Times’ James Risen classified information about Iran’s nuclear program. We’ll also discuss the historic election in Greece and the rise of anti-austerity party, Syriza. We’ll be joined by Harper’s Scott Horton and the Globe and Mail’s Eric Reguly, What grabbed your attention in the media this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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Your Call Weekly Kudos: December 12, 2014

Dec 12, 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.

Joining us this week:

Guests:

Scott Horton, human rights attorney and contributing editor at Harper’s magazine. He is the author of the forthcoming book, Lords of Secrecy: The National Security Elite and America’s Stealth Foreign Policy

Mark Danner, contributor to The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine and other publications

Your Call: The US media and the politics of torture

Dec 12, 2014

On the December 12th, 2014 edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the intensely debated Senate Intelligence Committee report on torture. How have the revelations changed reporting on the United States’ torture policy. What’s changed since torture was exposed under the Bush administration? We’ll be joined  by the New York Review of Books’ Mark Danner and Harper’s Scott Horton. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you

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Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Jan 13, 2012

This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Guantanamo Bay Prison. We’ll also talk about Hungarian journalists’ hunger strike to protest media repression. We’ll be joined by Harper’s Scott Horton, independent journalist Andy Worthington and Klubradio’s Julia Varadi joins us from Budapest, Hungary. Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests:

Scott Horton, contributing editor at Harper's Magazine