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Media Roundtable: The Mass Uprising In Puerto Rico & Robert Mueller's Testimony On Capitol Hill

Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo
Police block protesters from advancing to La Fortaleza governor's residence during a demonstration against Gov. Ricardo Rossello in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, July 23, 2019


On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the historic protests in Puerto Rico which forced Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign. They began after the publication of shocking text messages between the governor and his inner circle.

We'll also talk about Robert Mueller’s testimony to two different House committees regarding Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and the obstruction of justice case against Donald Trump.


Ed Morales, freelance journalist and author of Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture, and the forthcomingFantasy Island: Colonialism, Exploitation and the Betrayal of Puerto Rico

Scott Horton, contributing editor at Harper’s Magazine and author of Lords of Secrecy: The National Security Elite and America’s Stealth Warfare

Web Resources:

Centro de Periodismo Investigativo

The Nation: Why Half a Million Puerto Ricans Are Protesting in the Streets: Battered by scandal and exhausted by austerity, they seek to determine their own political future.

The New Yorker:Why the Mueller Hearings Were So Alarming

Vox:The last minutes of Mueller’s testimony made the best case for the Russia investigation

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.