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Your Call: The refugee crisis; covering the news through the lens of humor

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Dan Wasserman
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Boston Globe
Refugee rewriting

On the September 23rd edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the UN summit on refugees.

More than 65 million people have been displaced by violence, persecution, and poverty. We will also discuss how journalists and political cartoonists use humor and satire to cover some of the most pressing issues of our time. Tweet your questions and comments to @yourcallradio and join us live at 10am with Mark Hertsgaard, and you. 

Guests:

Esther Yu Hsi Lee, immigration reporter for ThinkProgress

Dan Wassermaneditorial cartoonist for the Boston Globe

Francesca Fiorentini, journalist, comedy writer, and host and producer with AJ+

Web Resources:

Boston Globe: Dan Wasserman

Francesca Fiorentini

Think Progress: Child refugees to world leaders: We aren’t refugees. We aren’t migrants. We’re children.