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Today on Your Call: Morsi's day in court and food stamps and social security cuts


On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of cuts to the food stamp program and possible cuts to social security. We'll also discuss the court case against ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi. We'll be joined by the Huffington Post’s Arthur Delany, the LA Times’ Michael Hiltzik and McClatchy’s Nancy Youssef. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join the conversation and call in with your questions on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.


Michael Hiltzik, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Los Angeles Times

Arthur Delaney, staff reporter at Huffington Post

Nancy Youssef, McClatchy Newspapers' Middle East Bureau chief based in Egypt

Web Resources:

LA Times: How much are we willing to pay for the pursuit of happiness?

Huffington Post: Social Security Cut Would Put More Money In Seniors' Pockets, GOP

McClatchy: Defiant Morsi declares himself president at opening of trial

The New Yorker: Morsi’s Chaotic Day in Court

Los Angeles Times: The grim economics of food stamps

Yahoo: Food stamp cuts hit 9 million elderly and disabled people

Bloomberg: Food Stamps Loom Over Negotiations to Pass Farm Bill

Suggested stories of the week

The Wall Street Journal: The Help: Demand for Housekeepers and Butlers Is on the Rise

Salon: Inside the Fox News lie machine: I fact-checked Sean Hannity on Obamacare

Egypt Independent: Girls’ Revolution: Cycling to break barriers