Spain

99% Invisible: La Sagrada Familia

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The line to enter Barcelona’s most famous church often stretches around the block. La Sagrada Família, designed by Antoni Gaudí, draws so many people to see it that the neighborhood is congested with tour buses and taxis and scooters. It’s estimated that some three million people went inside of the church in 2016, and another seven million came just to stare at the outside of the strange, behemoth structure.

Your Call: Media and electoral politics

May 29, 2015

One the May 29th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and the mayoral victory of anti-eviction activist Ada Colau in Barcelona. We’ll also discuss coverage of Uber’s rising political influence in Washington. We’ll be joined by the Center for Public Integrity’s Dave Levinthal, YES! Magazine’s Sarah van Gelder, and independent journalist Miguel-Anxo Murado. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Spain ’s decision to borrow 125 billion dollars to rescue its troubled banks.  We’ll also talk about JPMorgan Jamie Dimon’s Senate testimony and the voter suppression controversy in Florida. We’ll be joined  by McClatchy’s Kevin Hall, Tampa Bay Times’ Steve Bousquet and Martin Delfin of the leading Spanish daily El Pais will join us from Madrid. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join us live at 10 or send and email to feedback@yourcallradio.org.