News & Politics
News Dissector - Ukraine and Venezuela - 03/13/14
First, discussing Media coverage of Ukraine--Former Russia analyst at CIA and Russian Speaker
Raymond McGovern (born August 25, 1939) is a retired CIA officer turned political activist. McGovern was a CIA analyst from 1963 to 1990, and in the 1980s chaired National Intelligence Estimates and prepared the President's Daily Brief. He received the Intelligence Commendation Medal at his retirement, returning it in 2006 in protest at the CIA's involvement in torture. McGovern's post-retirement work includes commentating on intelligence issues and in 2003 co-founding Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity.
Second, we Focus On Venezuela Crisis with Dr. Lee Salter.
Dr Lee Salter is a lecturer in media and communications. He has taught and researched at a variety of institutions, including the Univeristy of the West of England, University of Verona and Royal Holloway. He leads the modules News, Politics and Power and Media, Publics and Protest, leads modules on the MA Journalism and supervises PhD students. Lee researches a variety areas includng conflict and the media, new technologies and media analysis. Among his studies: (2012) ‘Class, Nationalism and News: the BBC’s reporting of Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution’, The International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics
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