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When the Supreme Court handed down several major decisions this week, including two historic same-sex marriage rulings, voices on both sides of the debate weighed in. On ‘Reliable Sources’ this Sunday, we’ll discuss the tone of coverage following these landmark rulings with the George Washington University’s Steve Roberts, American University’s Jane Hall, and former PBS correspondent Terence Smith. On the NSA/Edward Snowden front, our panel will discuss Glenn Greenwald firing back against journalists who question whether or not he should be arrested for his NSA reporting. And as companies continue to cut ties with Paula Deen, we’ll discuss reaction following the celebrity chef’s emotional ‘Today Show’ appearance where she addressed allegations of racism.
The highly anticipated George Zimmerman murder trial began in Sanford, Florida this week. We’ll analyze the extensive wall-to-wall coverage the trial has received with Tampa Bay Times columnist Eric Deggans.
Later in the show, we’ll talk to Elle Magazine editor-in-chief Robbie Myers and Rolling Stone contributor Janet Reitman about whether there’s a gender gap in reporting hard news stories in men’s and women’s magazines.
And finally, after a CNN career spanning nearly two decades, Howard Kurtz signs off as host of ‘Reliable Sources’ with some reflections on his time at CNN and the major stories he’s covered since the show’s first broadcast in 1998.
Tune in Sunday morning 11am ET.