Weekend Voices 7/05/08

Producer/Host: Marge May

Topic: Segments recorded at the 2008 National Media Reform Conference

Have mass media adequately covered the wars on Iraq and Afghanistan?
What is the role of news media: to advocate for gov’t policies or to inform the public about gov’t policies?
What can a citizen do to encourage better media coverage of important events in the world?

Recorded presenters: Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Naomi Klein, Amy Goodman, Phil Donohue, Sonali Kolhatkar