Friday, July 23, 2010

Media Roundtable

On the next Your Call, it's our Friday Media Roundable. This week, the Washington Post began a series on the secret world of privatized intelligence. What did we learn from their two-year investigation? What was missing? We'll also discuss coverage of the economy, unemployment, and the latest news on the oil disaster. We'll be joined by Tim Shorrock, investigative reporter and author of Spies for Hire, and Andy Kroll, an economics reporter for Mother Jones. Where did you see the best reporting this week? What grabbed your attention? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Andy Kroll, a reporter in the Washington, DC, bureau of Mother Jones magazine. He's written for The Wall Street Journal, The Nation, and Salon, and is also an associate editor at

Tim Shorrock, investigative journalist and labor activist. He is the author of Spies For Hire: The Secret World of Outsourced Intelligence.

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