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Your Call: Old debts & new wars



On the September 19th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of President Obama’s war plan for Iraq and Syria. We will also talk about the investigation into the debt collection industry. We’ll be joined by Propublica’s Paul Kiel and the Nation’s Zoe Carpenter. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you


Paul Kiel, covers consumer finance for ProPublica. He is the author The Great American Foreclosure Story

Zoë Carpenter, reporter in The Nation's Washington, DC bureau

Web Resources:

Propublica: Old Debts, Fresh Pain: Weak Laws Offer Debtors Little Protection

The Nation: Is the War on ISIS Illegal?

Huffington Post: Obama Met Privately With Top Journalists Before ISIS War Speech

 Huffington Post: Journalists Say Obama's Press Restrictions 'Significantly Worse' Than Past Administrations