Syria

11:58pm

Thu August 30, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday media Roundtable

(Photo/Caitlin Constantine, staff) Journalists in need of a caffeine infusion line up in the Google Media Lounge.

12:09am

Fri July 20, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the new voter ID law in Texas and vote tampering in California. How are journalists covering voting issues as the election heats up? We’ll also discuss coverage of the ongoing violence and unrest in Syria. We’ll be joined by ColorLines’ Brentin Mock, independent journalist Brad Friedman, and the Financial Times’ Michael Peel joins us from Damascus. Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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12:16am

Fri July 6, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable.  In a context of rising violence and repression, how can reporters tell the full story about what’s happening inside Syria -- and the international response?  Will 2 million new Syria-related e-mails to be published by Wikileaks help? And with wildfires in the Mountain West and a countrywide heatwave, when does an extreme weather story become a global warming story?

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12:00am

Fri April 6, 2012
Media Roundtable

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the nationwide crackdown and arrest of over 3000 undocumented immigrants, which has received little media scrutiny. We’ll also talk about the Raid on Oaksterdam in Oakland, and the UN pressuring Syria and the opposition to end all violence by April 12. We’ll be joined by independent journalist Valeria Fernandez, freelance journalist David Downs, and The Financial Times’ Borzou Daraghahi joins us from Beirut. What story grabbed your attention this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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2:57pm

Tue March 20, 2012
Politics

Violence in Syria and Afghanistan has Bay Area residents in the street

Photo by David Waldorf

I. Spring rain has been sweeping the Bay Area. At this time last year, the world watched as revolutions swept across the Arab world. The uprisings ended decades-long dictatorships in the Middle East in what was called “the Arab Spring.” 

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