Friday, April 3, 2009

Your Call 040309 Media Roundtable

On the next Your Call it's our Friday media roundtable, where we bring in reporters from the mainstream, alternative and international press to discuss the week in American media. This week President Obama joined the leaders of the 20 largest national economies to hammer out an agreement on the global financial crisis. Secretary of State Clinton was in Afghanistan cajoling neighbors and partners to join a renewed American diplomatic and military commitment to the country. Benjamin Netanyahu became Prime Minster of Israel again. Send us an email at or call 866-798-8255. We'll discuss the coverage of all this with Tim Redmond of the San Francisco Bay Guardian and Glenn Greenwald, independent filmmaker just back from Afghanistan. Where did you see the best reporting this week and where did it fall short? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Tim Redmond in San Francisco
Managing Editor of the San Francisco Bay Guardian

Robert Greenwald
Director and producer of documentary and feature films and founder of Brave New Films. Greenwald was either producer, director or both for:
Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism
Iraq For Sale: The War Profiteer
Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price

And the "The Un Trilogy":
Unprecedented: The 2000 Election
Uncovered: The War on Iraq
Unconstitutional: The War on Our Civil Liberties

Greenwald also directed Olivia Newton-John in Xanadu in 1980 and was awarded the 2002 Producer of the Year Award by the American Film Institute.

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