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Your Call: Why do journalists fall in love with some popular movements, and turn against others?

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On the December 5th, 2014 edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll talk about news coverage of protest -- from Ferguson to New York, from Egypt to Hong Kong. We'll be joined Jadaliyya’s Adel Iskander in Cairo, long-time China reporter Mary Kay Magistad and Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts.  Join us on the next Your Call, with Matt Martin and you.

Guests:

Leonard Pitts, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist with the Miami Herald

Adel Islander, assistant professor of Global Communication at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, and a co-editor of Jadaliyya web magazine.

MaryKay Magistad, former East Asia correspondent for PRI/BBC's The World, and former China & SE Asia correspondent for NPR

Web Resources:

Dallas Morning News: An understanding of white privilege is only two clicks away

NY Times: Another Mass Death Sentence in the ‘New’ Egypt

Jadaliyya: Q&A: The Mubarak Trial Verdict – What Just Happened?

Washington Post: The battle for Hong Kong’s future, captured in one powerful image

COLORLINES: The Ugly Idea That Killed Eric Garner

PRI: Beijing's usual playbook of control won't work in Hong Kong

Slate: If It Happened There: Courts Sanction Killings by U.S. Security Forces