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Fri March 14, 2014
Politics

Friday Media Roundtable: Protests in Turkey and the CIA's torture program


On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss  media coverage of Senator Dianne Feinstein accusing the CIA of spying on a Senate panel. How are the media linking the latest revelations to the NSA’s mass surveillance program? We’ll also discuss the renewed protests in Turkey. We’ll be joined by McClatchy’s Mark Seibel, investigative journalist and author Mark Danner and the Times of London’s Turkey correspondent Alex Christie-Miller. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Mark Danner, writer who has covered politics and foreign affairs for three decades and the author Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War

Alexander Christie-Miller, Turkey-based freelance journalist who writes for the Times of London, Eurasianet and the Southeast European Times.

Mark Seibel, chief of correspondents and foreign editor at the McClatchy Newspapers

Web Resources:

Jadaliyya: 'Seni bilen hayran, bilmeyen dusman' or, Why Erdogan Remains so Popular

McClatchy: White House withholds thousands of documents from Senate CIA probe, despite vows of help

New York Review of Books: In the Darkness of Dick Cheney

TIME: Protests Rock Turkey as Thousands Attend Teenager’s Istanbul Funeral

Guardian: Beneath Turkey's turmoil is a bitter battle between two wounded men

Reuters: U.N. rights watchdog urges release of Senate report on CIA torture

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