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Friday Media Roundtable: Crackdown in Bahrain

Hasan Jamali / The Associated Press

On today'sYour Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Chuck Hagel's contentious nomination for Secretary of Defense and the ongoing foreclosure crisis. We’ll also talk about the ongoing political opposition crackdown in Bahrain. We’ll be joined by Propublica’s Paul Kiel, Salon’s Alex Seitz-Wald, and independent journalist Reese Erlich, who’s just back from Bahrain. Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Paul Kiel, an award winning investigative reporter with Pro-Poblica.

Alex Seitz-Wald, Salon's political reporter

Reese Erlich’s, an award winning veteran journalist

Web Resources:

Salon: Bachmann still hasn’t paid presidential campaign staffers

Global Post: Bahrain’s changing opposition

ProPublica: Feds Replace Flawed Foreclosure Review With Vague $8.5 Billion Settlement

Guardian: Syrian rebels sidetracked by scramble for spoils of war