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Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Staff at Cairo University protest on 16 September at the beginning of the academic year
Mohamed Omar

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the media coverage of Chicago teachers strike. How did media cover the education crisis in Chicago? We’ll also talk about widespread labor protests in Egypt. We’ll be joined by Truthout’s Yana Kunichoff, In These Times Mike Elk, and freelance journalist Ahmad Shokr joins us from Cairo. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join us live at 10 or send and email to feedback@yourcallradio.org. It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you


Mike Elk, a labor reporter with In These Times

Yana Kunichoff , a Chicago-area journalist and the assistant editor at Truthout.org

Ahmad Shokr, a freelance journalist and former English editor at the Egyptian daily Newspaper, Al Masry Al Youm

Web Resources:

Truthout: Vote Scheduled on Chicago Teachers’ Contract

In These Times: Chicago Teachers Strike Ends, But ‘Multi-Year Revolution’ Begins

In These Times: Wal-Mart Holds Secretive ‘Workerwashing’ Meeting in DC with Labor Advocates

Jadaliyya: Back to the Table, Egypt and the IMF

Egypt Independent:  No carrot, only stick: No concessions in government crackdown on strikes