Media Roundtable: US-Saudi ties & the Facebook data scandal
On this week’s weekly media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to the US. How are reporters covering the $12.5 billion weapons deal with Saudi Arabia, and the US role in the deadly Saudi-led war on Yemen?
We'll also discuss the real story behind Cambridge Analytical, the data analysis firm that was connected to the Trump campaign. We now know that the firm exploited the data of 50 million Facebook users. What’s new?
April Glaser, technology reporter with Slate
Andrew Cockburn, Washington editor for Harper's magazine, and the author of Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins
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