12:26am

Fri August 16, 2013
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable


On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. A judge recently said the NYPD’s stop and frisk policy is unconstitutional. We’ll discuss media coverage of the ruling. We’ll also talk about Attorney General Eric Holder's call for easing minor drug sentences and get the latest on the bloody crackdown in Egypt. We’ll be joined by the San Francisco Chronicle’s Bob Egelko, Alternet’s Kristen Gwynne and McClatchy’s Nancy Youssef. Join the conversation and call in with your questions on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests:

Nancy Youssef, McClatchy Newspapers Middle East correspondent based in Cairo

Kristen Gwynne, associate editor and drug policy reporter at AlterNet

Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle staff writer

Web Resources:

San Francisco Chronicle: Holder urges easing mandatory drug sentences

Rolling Stone: Eric Holder's Drug War Speech: Don't Get Too Excited Yet

McClatchy: Scene at overtaxed Cairo morgue is solemn in aftermath of crackdown

Wall Street Journal: Vicious Backlash Shakes One Egyptian Town

The Daily Beast: Egypt’s Government Thugs Beat Me Up at the Rabaa Sit-In

AlterNet: An End to NYPD's Racist Stop-and-Frisk? What You Need to Know About the Landmark Ruling

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