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.

Guests

  • 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.

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, May 22 2015ISIS takes control of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. Several nations agree to take in Southeast Asian migrants. And the U.S. and Cuba move closer to full restoration of diplomatic ties. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Friday, May 22 2015The NSA's bulk data collection faces a Friday deadline. A massive airbag recall could take years to complete. And the State Department makes plans to release the first batch of Hillary Clinton's emails. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Steve Inskeep: “Jacksonland”

Thursday, May 21 2015For years President Andrew Jackson was locked in a battle over Indian lands with a Cherokee chief. NPR’s Steve Inskeep on the history of that rivalry, how it led to the "Trail of Tears" and helped set the stage for the Civil War.