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Today's Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

[Protesters denouncing Shafiq in Talaat Harb Street. Image by Hossam El-Hamalawy.]

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of protests in Egypt following the outcome of the trial of Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak. We’ll also talk about the Wisconsin recall election results, and the U.S. drone attacks. We’ll be joined by Harper’s Scott Horton, The Nation’s John Nichols and freelance journalist Ahmad Shokr joins us from Cairo. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join us live at 10 or send an email to feedback@yourcallradio.org. It’s Your Call, with Matt Martin and you.


John Nichols, the Washington Correspondent for the Nation and the author of “Uprising: How Wisconsin Renewed the Politics of Protest, from Madison to Wall Street”

Scott Horton, a Contributing Editor of Harper's Magazine

Ahmad Shokr, a freelance journalist and former opinion section editor for Egyptian daily newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm

Web Resources:

Amanda Michel, Guardian: Obama's 'kill list': commentary and analysis from around the web

John Nichols, The Nation: Recall Campaign Against Scott Walker Fails

Harper’s: No Comment by Scott Horton

NY Times: Senators to Open Inquiry Into ‘Kill List’ and Iran Security Leaks

Ellis Goldberg, Jadallyia: The Missing Ikhwan and An Electorate Split in

Ahramonline: News Analysis: Egypt's lingering contradictions veer towards open conflicts