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Today on Your Call: Friday Media roundtable

On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the upcoming presidential election in Mexico. We’ll also talk about coverage of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold one but strike down three key elements of Arizona’s SB1070 law. We’ll be joined by McClatchy’s Michael Doyle, independent journalist Valeria Fernández, and Al Jazeera English’s Frank Contreras joins us from Mexico City. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.


Michael Doyle, a reporter for McClatchy's Washington Bureau

Valeria Fernández, an independent journalist in Phoenix, Arizona and co produce of, Two Americans a documentary about Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Franc Contreras, an freelance journalist based in Mexico

Web Resources:

Reuters: Party of "perfect dictatorship" set for comeback in Mexico

France 24: Votes go to the highest bidder in Mexican elections

Guardian: Mexican media scandal: Televisa condemns Guardian reports

McClatchy: Supreme Court upholds part of strict Arizona immigration law

New America Media: SB 1070 Ruling Has Both Sides Claiming Victory