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Your Call: Media coverage of the Orlando tragedy

Jun 17, 2016

On the June 18th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Orlando shootings.

In the immediate aftermath of the massacre, the shooter’s Muslim heritage shifted the media attention to terrorism. How are the media reporting on the history of homophobia in the US, the rise of Islamophobia, gun control and the root causes of mass shootings in the US? Where have you seen the best reporting? Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.  

Guests:

Mark Stern, writer for Slate

Sandip Roy, journalist, author, and longtime commentator on NPR's Morning Edition

Web Resources:

Slate: What Gun Control Advocates Can Learn From the Marriage Equality Movement

News Laundry: Orlando shooting and the pink elephant in the room