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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 have a conversation about coverage of the Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin and the rise of white supremacists in the US military. We’ll also talk about the investigation revealing horrifying details about a US funded military hospital in Afghanistan. We’ll be joined by freelance journalist Tanveer Ali, investigative journalist Matt Kenard and the Wall Street Journal’s Maria Abi-Hbib joins us from Kabul. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Maria Abi-Habib, Wall Street Journal correspondent based in Afghansitan

Matt Kennard, freelance journalist and  author of the forthcoming book, Irregular Army: How the US Military Recruited Neo-Nazis, Gang Members, and Criminals to Fight the War on Terror 

Tanveer Ali, multimedia journalist whose work has been featured on WBEZ Chicago, the Columbia Journalism Review and GOOD

Web Resources:

Wall Street Journal: At Afghan Military Hospital, Graft and Deadly Neglect

Guardian: US officers tell Congress that general blocked probe of hospital in Kabul

The Investigative Fund: An Irregular Amy

CJR: This minority group is different