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Your Call: Risks of reporting in Mexico & labor issues in California agriculture and at AT&T

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Javier Valdez Cardenas is a Mexican reporter and author who received several international awards for his writing on drug trafficking and organized crime in the Mexican Drug War

It’s our media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the risks of reporting in Mexico, including the recent shooting death of the well-known Mexican journalist Javier Valdez.
We’ll also talk about the state of labor issues in California’s agricultural sector, the recent labor dispute at AT&T and Trump’s new budget on NAFTA and building a border wall.  What do you think of the coverage this week?  

Guests:
Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times Mexico City correspondent 
David Bacon, labor reporter
Josh Eidelson, labor reporter for Bloomberg

Ali Budner came to KALW as a volunteer reporter with Crosscurrents in early 2009, then joined the Your Call team as a producer in March of 2010. She loves the dynamic daily interactions of live radio and the inspiring guests and listeners that Your Call attracts. She still makes stories for Crosscurrents in her free time.