Thursday, April 17, 2008

Your Call 041808 Media Roundtable

On the next Your Call it's our Friday media roundtable. This week saw the worst series of suicide bombings in Iraq in months. We'll talk with the Independent's Iraq correspondent and author of the new book, Moqtada, Patrick Cockburn. This week also saw what is likely to be the final debate between Clinton and Obama. Anything of substance go on there? We'll talk with Danny Schechter of the News Dissector. What was the best reporting you saw this week? It's Your Call With Rose Aguilar and you.

Will Bunch in Philadelphia
Will is the Pulitzer Prize winning senior writer for the Philadelphia Daily News, its former political writer and the author of Daily News' blog, Attytood.

Patrick Cockburn in Great Britain
Author of Muqtada: Muqtada al-Sadr, the Shia Revival, and the Struggle for Iraq, and the UK Independent's correspondent, Cockburn has spent about half of the last five years reporting, unembedded, around Iraq, a country he's been visiting since 1977.

Danny Schechter
Founder and executive editor of MediaChannel. His work has been honored with Emmy awards, the IRIS award, the George Polk Award, the Major Armstrong Award, and honors from the National Association of Black Journalists.

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