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On this week's media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony on Capitol Hill. What new information did we learn about Facebook and its surveillance capabilities? And how should the company be regulated?


This week, several media outlets have reported on the Sinclair Broadcast Group’s $3.9 billion bid for Tribune media. The deal would allow Sinclair to reach 72 percent of US households.

This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the growing political chaos in Washington DC. According to the NY Times, a memo by FBI chair James Comey says Donald Trump asked him to end the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn and his ties to Russia. We'll get the latest.


 How did President Obama deal with the news media? we’ll discuss Barack Obama's press freedom legacy, and Trumps’s hostility toward the press.

Your Call Weekly Kudos: February 27, 2015

Feb 27, 2015

Every week on Your Call's Friday Media Roundtable, we ask the journalists on our panel to recommend great reporting they've seen this week.

This week we spoke with:


Trevor Timm, co-founder and the executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation

Marisa Taylor, investigative reporter with McClatchy in Washington DC

Craig Aaron, president of Free Press

Your Call: Net neutrality rules; NSA and whistleblowers

Feb 27, 2015

On the February 27th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss a new investigation by McClatchy about National Security Agency’s retaliation against whistleblowers. We will also discuss the new net neutrality rules and major players lobbying the FCC . We’ll be joined by McClatchy’s Marisa Taylor and the Freedom of the Press Foundation’s Travor Timm and Free Press' Craig Aaron. What grabbed your attention this week? Join the conversation on the next Your call, with Rose Aguilar and you.