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Your Call: Media coverage of Trump's immigration ban & the future of the Supreme Court


On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of Donlad Trump’s executive order on immigration, which bans people from seven Muslim majority countries from entering the US.

We'll also talk about Neil Gorsuch, Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court. How are the media reporting on the Court’s future rulings on key issues including affirmative action, LGBTQ rights, and abortion? 


Michael Doyle, a reporter in the DC bureau of McClatchy Newspapers covering the Supreme Court, federal courts, and California politics

Farnaz Fassihi, senior writer at the Wall Street Journal

Jodi Jacobson, editor in chief of Rewire

Web Resources:

McClatchy Washington Bureau: Here's what stands between Judge Neil Gorsuch and a Supreme Court seat

Rewire: Trump Nominates Birth Control Benefit Foe Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

The Wall Street Journal: Trump White House Puts Iran ‘On Notice’ After Missile Launch

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular media roundtable guest in 2001. In 2019, the San Francisco Press Club named Your Call the best public affairs program. In 2017, The Nation named it the most valuable local radio show.