Friday, August 7, 2009

Your Call 080709 Friday 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 we'll be joined by Sarah Varney from KQED's Health Dialogues, Michael Massing from the New York Review of Books, and Michelle Fitzhugh-Craig, news editor for the Public Press. Send us an email at or join us live at 11 a.m. Where did you see the best reporting this week and where did it fall short? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Sarah Varney in San Francisco
Health reporter for KQED Radio News and Health Dialogues, a monthly radio program produced by KQED and aired across California. Health Dialogues and Sarah's reporting about the Canadian health care system were recently given high marks by the Columbia Journalism Review.

Michael Massing in NYC
Contributing editor of the Columbia Journalism Review and a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books. He is author of several books, most recently Now They Tell Us: The American Press and Iraq which he co-authored with Orville Schell.

Michelle Fitzhugh-Craig in Tampa
News editor for the Public Press, non-commercial collaborative news service in San Francisco. Fitzhugh-Craig is the former city editor for the Oakland Tribune and won accolades for her investigative reporting for the Chauncey Bailey Project; she also won an Associated Press Managing Editors Award for column writing.

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