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Helaine Olen

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  On the This edition of Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the Coronavirus. The virus has killed at least 3,000 people and has now infected more than 100,000 worldwide. Nurses in the United States say hospitals are woefully unprepared. How are the media covering this outbreak?

 On the next Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Dr. Blasey Ford has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were in high school.

House Speaker Paul Ryan is retiring at the end of the year. On this week’s media roundtable, we'll discuss his role in passing the deficit-financed tax cuts for the rich and corporations.