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On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we'll get the latest on the devastating fires in California. Since August 15, 700 wildfires have charred more than 1.3 million acres and destroyed more than 3,000 structures.

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On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we're discussing China’s national security legislation for Hong Kong. China's National People's Congress has approved the draft of a national security bill that would criminalize dissent and includes, for the first time, the establishment of national security agencies in Hong Kong. 

On the this week's media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the latest move by Republicans to grab power and disenfranchise voters in Wisconsin, Michigan, North Carolina, and Ohio.


On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we mark the 17th anniversary of the US-led invasion of Afghanistan. According to the UN, more than 10,000 civilians were killed or injured in 2017, and the number is expected to be even higher this year. What’s in store for the future of the war torn country?

 

This week, in a dramatic turnaround, voters in Alabama chose former prosecutor Doug Jones to be their next Senator. He become the first Democrat elected to the Senate in Alabama in 25 years. On this week's media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage.

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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 Donald Trump's first 100 days in office. Since inauguration, he has signed 32 executive orders, covering everything from repealing the Affordable Care Act to the building of a border wall to weakening of environmental, and financial regulations.

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This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of state sanctioned violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar. More than 20,000 people have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh.

On the July 29th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Democratic Convention and big money.

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  On the March 18th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the mass protests over the corruption scandal involving Brazil's state-owned oil company Petrobras, which has rocked the country’s political establishment.