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Friday Media Roundtable: Chelsea Manning, Syria, and the NSA


On today's  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of Chelsea Manning’s 35-year sentence and how the National Security Agency (NSA) is using technology to tap global communications. We will also talk about Syria, where over a thousand people have reportedly been killed by a chemical weapons attack. We’ll be joined by Firedoglake’s Kevin Gosztola, CorpWatch’s Pratap Chatterjee and the Guardian’s Martin Chulov.  Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.


Martin Chulov,Middle East correspondent for the Guardian

Pratap Chatterjee, executive director of CorpWatch

Kevin Gosztola, journalist covering civil liberties & national security issues for Firedoglake

Web Resources:

SF Chronicle: Manning's leaks led to change for better

The Guardian: Syrian eyewitness accounts of alleged chemical weapons attack in Damascus

CorpWatch: Glimmerglass Intercepts Undersea Cable Traffic for Spy Agencies