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Environment reporter Lynda Mapes talks media coverage of the resistance at Standing Rock on KALW radio

For Immediat Release — Feb. 24, 2017
Lindsay Taylor, Consumer Marketing Manager

Guests on KALW talked about the forced evacuation of the remaining Native Americans and their allies at Standing Rock today.

The subject: How has the media covered the struggle of the largest gathering of Native Americans in recent history joining forces to oppose the $3.8B Dakota Access oil pipeline?

Mapes joins the conversation at the ~19:30 minute mark. Listen to the show here.

Guests:

Lynda Mapes, reporter with the Seattle Times covering the environment, natural history, and Native American tribes

Simon Moya-Smith, culture editor of Indian Country Today, and contributor to CNN

Andrew Cockburn, Washington editor for Harper’s magazine, and author of Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins

Web Resources:

The Seattle Times: Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp closed; 46 holdouts arrested