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Today on Your Call: The Presidential election in Iran and Dirty Wars


On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Iran’s presidential election and what the outcome means for relations with the US. We’ll also talk about how war journalists risk their lives to expose US foreign policy and the impacts of war on civilians. We’ll be joined by Dirty War’s director Rick Rowley, Rolling Stone’s Tim Dickinson and Financial Times’ correspondent Borzou Daragahi joins us from Beirut. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Tim Dickinson, correspondent with Rolling Stone

Rick Rowley, independent journalist, director of Dirty Wars

Borzou Daragahi, correspondent for the Financial Times covering North Africa & the Middle East

Web Resources:

Dirty Wars

Rolling Stone: Michael Hastings, 'Rolling Stone' Contributor, Dead at 33

Financial Times: Iran’s hardliners blame each other for election defeat

IPS news: Iranians Vote for Hope and a Change of Course

During the show, Tim Dickinson mentioned this Center for Investigative Reporting piece

Some of our guest Borzou Daragahi's reporting on Egypt's access to water