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Friday Media Roundtable: Protest in Delhi, Al Jazeera on US cable


On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable.  We’ll discuss coverage of the last minute deal in the Senate and House to avert automatic spending cuts and tax hikes with investigative reporter David Cay Johnston. And we’ll get Sandip Roy’s perspective on the brutal gang rape and death of a young woman in New Delhi and the range of reaction in Indian and world media.  Also: Al Jazeera will soon be available to many more Americans – will you be watching? We’ll be discussing Al Jazeera’s US launch with Jadaliyya’s Adel Iskandar. It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Sandip Roy, the Culture Editor for Firstpost.com        

David Cay Johnston, a Columnist for Tax Analysts and the Columbia Journalism Review

Adel Iskandar, a co-editor of Jadaliyya Ezine

Web Resources:

First Post: What one 23-year-old taught us

Washington Post: Al-Jazeera hopes Current TV purchase will give it access to more American homes

NY Times: The World’s Worst Poker Player

Market Place: Tax hikes prompt hunt for new tax shelters

Guardian: Delhi gang-rape: look westward in disgust