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Today on Your Call: Media Roundtable

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On the next Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the first presidential debate. What did you think of the questions? We’ll also talk about Wal-Mart Workers Strike at Multiple Stores across the country, and Venezuela's  presidential election. We’ll be joined by veteran journalist David Cay Johnston, freelance journalist Josh Eidelson,and the Guardian’s Rory Carroll. Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here. Where did you see the best reporting this week?  It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

David Cay Johnston, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, tax expert and author of  The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use "Plain English" to Rob You Blind

Rory Carroll, US West Coast correspondent for the Guardian

Josh Eidelson, freelance journalist and contributing writer for Salon and In These Times

Web Resources:

Reuters: Romney & Ryan on Tax: David Cay Johnston

Guardian: Hugo Chávez: a strongman's last stand

BBC: In depth: Media in Venezuela

Salon: Wal-Mart workers on strike

Matt Martin was KALW’s general manager from 2006 through 2018. Under his leadership, KALW grew into one of the most productive and innovative stations in public radio. Programs launched at KALW during Matt’s tenure as GM include the award-winning local newsmagazine Crosscurrents, the design podcast 99% Invisible, and the Spanish-language narrative journalism program Radio Ambulante. He helped create the station’s Audio Academy, a year-long program aimed at developing new talents in public radio, and led the first broad-based strategic planning process in the station’s history.