On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of President Obama’s proposal to end the NSA’s collection of phone data. We’ll also talk about the Koch Brothers' funding of public colleges and the mass death sentence in Egypt for more than 500 members of the Muslim Brotherhood. We’ll be joined by the Center for Public Integrity’s Dave Levinthal, the Freedom of the Press Foundation’s Trevor Timm and McClatchy’s Nancy Youssef, who'll join us from Cairo. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Matt Martin and you.
Nancy Youssef, Middle East correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers, based in Cairo, Egypt.
Trevor Timm, co-founder and the executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation
Dave Levinthal, senior political reporter at The Center for Public Integrity covering money in politics
Nancy Youssef, McClatchy: After big buildup, Egypt finds itself nervous about el-Sissi’s run for the presidency
Nancy Youssef, McClatchy: Visit with jailed Al Jazeera correspondent finds him healthy, haggard
Dave Levinthal, The Center for Public Integrity: Inside the Koch brothers' campus crusade
Trevor Timm, Freedom of the Press Foundation: Lessons for Journalists and Sources from the Microsoft/Blogger Privacy Fiasco
Mother Jones: 5 Things You Need to Know About Obama's NSA Proposal
Kudos of the week:
Washington Post: Why do Egyptian courts say the darndest things?
Priceonomics: The Rise and Fall of Professional Bowling