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Your Call: Media coverage of police misconduct


On the June 24th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the investigation into the Oakland Police Department’s sex scandal, which has also expanded to the San Francisco Police Department.

We’ll also talk about coverage of the acquittal of the Baltimore police officer who drove the van in which Freddie Gray was fatally injured. How are media covering police forces? Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Jonah Lamb, criminal justice reporter for the San Francisco Examiner

Julia Craven, politics reporter for The Huffington Post

Lawrence Lanahan, freelance print and radio journalist journalist

Web Resources:

SF Examiner: Woman at center of East Bay police underage prostitution scandal contacted SFPD deputy chief

The Huffington Post: Texas Police Officer Who Manhandled Black Teens At Pool Party Will Not Face Charges

Urbanite Baltimore: Who Can Save Sandtown?