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Your Call: Reporting on refugees; reproductive health


On the November 21st edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the terrorist attacks in Paris. How are election year politics shaping media coverage of national security and the refugee crisis?

We’ll also discuss an IUD program in Colorado, which brought the teen birthrate and abortion down by 48 percent over five years. And because of clinic closures in Texas, up to 240,000 women have tried to give themselves abortions. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Dani McClain, contributing writer for The Nation and a fellow at The Nation Institute 

Mark Seibel, chief of correspondents and foreign editor at the McClatchy Newspapers

Web Resources:

The Nation: Long-Acting Contraception Makes Teen Pregnancy Rates Plummet. So Why Are Some Women Still Skeptical?

The Guardian: Syrian refugees in America: separating fact from fiction in the debate

McClatchy:  Posing as refugees not easiest path to U.S. for Islamic State operatives