9:43am

Fri October 11, 2013
Politics

On Today's Your Call: Protests in Sudan and Supreme Court's case on campaign finance

  

On the next Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the Supreme Court’s first big case this term. At issue is whether limits on campaign contributions by individuals violate the First Amendment. We’ll also talk about protests in Sudan over gas prices. We’ll be joined by The Nation’s Lee Fang, the Huffington Post’s Paul Blumenthal, and freelance journalist Isma'il Kushkush. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

 

Guests:

 

Lee Fang, a reporting fellow at The Nation. He covers money in politics, conservative movements and lobbying.

Paul Blumenthal is a reporter for the Huffington Post covering money and influence in politics.

Isma’il Kushkush is a freelance journalist, working with the New York Times and CNN. He covers Sudan.

 

Web Resources:

 

The Nation - The Hidden Danger in the Supreme Court's 'McCutcheon' Case

 

PBS - Is this Supreme Court case the next 'Citizen's United'?

 

New York Times - A Killing by Sudanese Security Forces Stokes the Anger of a Protest Movement

 

PRI - Online videos showed violent clashes in Sudan one street over from my parents' house 

 

Huffington Post - McCutcheon vs. FEC Could Endanger State Limits on Money in Politics

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