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Your Call: Nowhere to run -- reporting on the Syrian refugee crisis

Mar 10, 2016

  

On the March 11th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Syria refugee crisis. The devastating war in Syria has created one of the worst humanitarian crisis in modern history. Eight million Syrians are internally displaced, with more than four million others in neighboring countries, and hundreds of thousand risking death to reach the Europe.With countries shutting down their borders, how are the media covering the worsening refugee crisis? Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Kareem Shaheen, Middle East reporter for The Guardian 

Roy Gutman, freelance journalist, former Middle East bureau chief for McClatchy

Emma Graham-Harrison, international affairs correspondent for The Observer

Web Resources: 

Politico Europe: How Turkey held the EU for ransom

The Guardian: Syrians under siege: 'we have no children any more, only small adults'

The Guardian: We will find a way': Syrian refugees react to planned EU-Turkey deal

NY Times: Turkey Seizes Newspaper, Zaman, as Press Crackdown Continues