Media Roundtable: Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance & US media coverage of Saudi Arabia | KALW

Media Roundtable: Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance & US media coverage of Saudi Arabia

Oct 19, 2018

 

On the next Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the alleged killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Mounting evidence points to the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s role in Khashoggi’s gruesome killing.

  We’ll also discuss how casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson influences Donald Trump’s policies on Israel. The Republican megadonor gave $20 million to Trump’s campaign and is spending at least $55 million to keep Republican control of Congress. Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests:

Lee Fang, investigative journalist covering money in politics for The Intercept

Justin Elliott, reporter with ProPublica covering money in politics and  the National Security Agency.

Borzou Daraghahi, international correspondent for The Independent covering the Middle East, Europe, & North Africa

 

Web Resources:

Independent: Jamal Khashoggi: What we know about the Saudi journalist's disappearance

The Independent: Jamal Khashoggi: Donald Trump says he believes missing journalist is dead as Turkish officials expand search

The Intercept: SAUDI MEDIA CASTS KHASHOGGI DISAPPEARANCE AS A CONSPIRACY, CLAIMS QATAR OWNS WASHINGTON POST

Propublica: Trump’s Patron-in-Chief

Politico: Diplomatic crisis spotlights Saudi Arabia's spending in Washington

Recommended Reading from Our Guests:

The New Yorker: Anti-Asian Bias, Not Affirmative Action, Is on Trial in the Harvard Case