Media Mergers Put on Unequal Paths

November 2017
Variety;11/14/2017, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports on the regulatory approaches of U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) towards media mergers, focusing on concerns that DOJ had been influenced by U.S. President Donald Trump. It says that DOJ sets strict rules for the proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. by AT&T Inc., while U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to pass changes to its broadcast ownership rules that would pave Sinclair Broadcast Group's proposed merger with Tribune Media.


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