Thursday, February 26, 2009

Your Call 022709 Media Roundtable

On the next Your Call it's our Friday media roundtable where we examine the week that was in American media. This week President Obama delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress, and Hearst announced the days of the San Francisco Chronicle were numbered unless a buyer was found soon. We'll be joined by Doug Henwood from the Left Business Observer, Jane Mayer from the New Yorker and Mark Sandalow, author of Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi's Life, Times and Rise to Power. Where did you see the best reporting this week and where did it fall short? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Doug Henwood in New York
Editor of the Left Business Observer, contributing editor of The Nation and producer of Behind the News on KPFA, Saturdays, 10-11 AM. He is the author of After the New Economy: The Binge and the Hangover That Won't Go Away, now in paperback.

Jane Mayer in Washington
Staff writer for the New Yorker in the Washington Bureau where she writes about national security and the War on Terror. She is the author of the best seller The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals.

Mark Sandalow in Washington
Staff writer for the San Francisco Chronicle for 21 years, the last 10 years as the paper's Washington bureau chief. He is a political analyst for CBS-5 and KCBS and teaches politics and journalism at the University of California's Washington Center. He is the author of Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi's Life, Times and Rise to Power.

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