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Media Roundtable: The killing of Gdańsk’s mayor & the LA teachers' strike

Jan 17, 2019

  On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the killing of Pawel Adamowicz, the mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk, and a critic of Poland's right-wing government. He died after he was stabbed during a public charity event.

Also, more than 30,000 LA teachers are on strike, demanding higher wages, smaller class sizes, and better support staff including nurses and librarians. How is this latest teachers strike being covered?

Guests:

Christian Davies, Warsaw-based correspondent for The Guardian & Observer

 

Miriam Pawel, award-winning reporter, New York Times contributing Op-Ed writer, and author of The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty That Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation

Web Resources:

The Guardian:  'Hatred is becoming more visible': shocked Gdańsk mourns slain mayor

The New York Times: What’s Really at Stake in the Los Angeles Teachers’ Strike

The Guardian: The killing of Gdańsk’s mayor is the tragic result of hate speech

CNN: I'm a teacher in LA and this is why I'm striking