Media Roundtable: Media coverage of New Zealand terror attacks
On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the terror attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The gunmen killed at least 50 people during Friday prayers.
How are the media covering Islamophobia and the growing threat of white nationalist terrorists and far-right politics in the US and across the globe? We’ll also talk about Brazil’s new far-right president and Trump ally, Jair Bolsonaro’s visit to Washington.
Jason Wilson, journalist at The Guardian
Murtaza Hussain, journalist at The Intercept
Will Carless, correspondent for Reveal covering extremism
The Washington Post: Trump sees a lot to like in Brazil’s unapologetically far-right, nationalist leader