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Media Roundtable: Coverage of the CA Democratic Party Convention in SF & inequality in the Bay Area


On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of this weekend's California Democratic Party Convention in San Francisco. Fourteen Democrats running for President will address delegates and hold a number of fundraising and policy events in the Bay Area. With California moving its primary to March, what role is the state playing in the 2020 race?

Later in the show, we’ll discuss national media coverage of the inequality and high cost of living crises in San Francisco.


David Atkins, writer at Washington Monthly

Ben Christopher, political reporter CALmatters

Tim Redmond, founder and journalist at 48 Hills

Web Resources:

48 Hills: The Democrats come to town: Convention preview

CALmatters: Democrats in California have all the power—and much of the turmoil

The American Prospect: The Bad History Informing the Impeachment Debate

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular media roundtable guest in 2001. In 2019, the San Francisco Press Club named Your Call the best public affairs program. In 2017, The Nation named it the most valuable local radio show.