Two months after hurricane Maria, many people in Puerto Rico are still living without electricity and clean drinking water. On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico.
We’ll also discuss the GOP’s tax bill, which includes the repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate and $1.5 trillion in tax cuts that mostly benefit the wealthy and corporations. How are reporters covering the bill?
Jesse Drucker, reporter covering taxes and other international business topics for The New York Times
David Dayen, contributor to The Intercept, and author of Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud
Julio Ricardo Varela, digital media director for Futuro Media
Greentech Media: How Many Puerto Ricans Have Power? No One Really Knows
New Republic: The Biggest Trojan Horse in the Republican Tax Plan