Friday Media Roundtable: "There is no such thing as society"

Apr 11, 2013

On today’s Your Call, it's our Friday media roundtable. This week, we'll discuss media coverage of President Obama’s proposed changes to Social Security and Medicare. We’ll also talk about the legacy of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. We'll be joined by Columbia Journalism Review’s Trudy Lieberman, Alternet’s Joshua Holland and The Guardian’s Zoe Williams. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join us at 10am PT or leave a comment here. It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Joshua Holland, editor and senior writer at AlterNet

Trudy Lieberman, long-time contributor to the Columbia Journalism Review 

Zoe Williams, columnist for The Guardian

Web Resources:

CJR: Chained CPI: A broken link at NPR

Robert Reich:  Bi-Partisanship We Don’t Need: The President Offers to Cut Social Security and Republicans Agree

The Guardian: Politics is tribal again. But this time, let's not just roll over

The Guardian: Margaret Thatcher’s legacy

Yahoo: Interactive: What's in Obama's 2014 Budget Proposal

Yahoo: Ken Loach Slams Margaret Thatcher, Says Funeral Should Be 'Privatized'

Daily Beast: Morrissey: ‘Thatcher Was a Terror Without an Atom of Humanity’

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