Turkey declares a state of emergency and arrests thousands after a failed coup. Donald Trump suggests he'd put conditions on protecting NATO allies. And Russia loses an appeal in a sports doping case. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
The merger of AOL and Time Warner is being touted as "the merger of the century" and promises to bring together old media and new media. But some critics are concerned that the new mega-company will have too much dominance. A panel of experts talks about the implications of the deal.
- Scott Harris lawyer in private practice specializing in communications law
- Kara Swisher Wall Street Journal
- Gene Kimmelman Consumer's Union
- Tom Rosenstiel director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism.
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