Media Roundtable: How special interests craft copycat bills & a close-up look at the war in Yemen | KALW

Media Roundtable: How special interests craft copycat bills & a close-up look at the war in Yemen

Apr 18, 2019

  On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll have a conversation with the Arizona Republic’s award-winning reporter Rob O’Dell about a two-year investigation that reveals how state lawmakers introduce thousands of bills dreamed up and written by corporations, industry groups, and think tanks.

We’ll also speak with documentary photojournalist Lorenzo Tugnoli, who just won the Pulitzer Prize for his powerful work in Yemen. 

Guests:

Rob O’Dell, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, and a senior investigative reporter and computer-assisted reporter at The Arizona Republic

Lorenzo Tugnoli, award winning photojournalist, a regular contributor to the The Washington Post, and the winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for documenting the devastating war in Yemen

Web Resources:

Lorenzo Tugnoli

USA Today: You elected them to write new laws. They’re letting corporations do it instead

The Arizona Republic:  What is ALEC? 'The most effective organization' for conservatives, says Newt Gingrich

The Washington Post: A photographer's journey into Yemen's shattering war