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This edition: The 30,000 - The Afghan media's response to new US troops deployment

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 9, 2009.

On this edition of Independent Sources we hear what's being reported in the Afghan and Pakistan media about President Obama's plans to increase troops on the ground in those countries. We look at, abortion, an issue that has recently become a hot button topic in the healthcare debate. We learn about the Amsterdam News and the publisher's plans for the future as the paper celebrates its centennial. Then, we bring you coverage of the IPPIES Awards as the independent press celebrates its own.

Guest List

Mildred Antenor Journalist/Professor, Seton Hall University

Rocio L. Córdoba Co-Founder & Executive Director, California for Latinas Reproductive Justice

Laura Flanders TV Anchor/Journalist, GRIT TV

Mark Hallet Senior Program Officer, McCormick Foundation

Abi Ishola Independent Sources

Jehangir Khattak New York Community Media Alliance

John C. Liu New York City Comptroller

Adeola Oladele Independent Sources

Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Juana Ponce de León Executive Director , New York Community Media Alliance

Syed Abdul Rahim Freelance Journalist

Elinor Tatum Publisher & Editor in Chief, New York Amsterdam News

Sharon Toomer Founder & Managing Editor,

Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

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