en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concentration_of_media_ownership

Concentration of media ownership is a process whereby progressively fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media. Contemporary research demonstrates increasing levels of consolidation, ... News media ... Media mergers have become more prevalent in recent years, which has people ...

www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/02/antimonopoly-big-business/514358

Feb 22, 2017 ... It includes falling real wages, as decades of mergers have reduced the ... between citizens, and the business models of mainstream media. ... All political groups rely on independent news media to communicate effectively with voters, ... Americans built the world's first modern political economy designed to ...

www.nytimes.com/topic/subject/mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures

News about mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Commentary and ... DealBook Briefing: The Biggest Bank Merger Since the Financial Crisis. BB&T and ...

www.nytimes.com/2014/07/26/business/a-21st-century-fox-time-warner-merger-would-narrow-already-dwindling-competition.html

Jul 25, 2014 ... Antitrust experts said that a merger of 21st Century Fox and Time ... By 2012, just six companies — including Fox (then part of News ... direct competitors in the businesses of film and television production ... To look only at price competition and economic efficiency “makes no sense whatsoever” in the media ...

www.economist.com/topics/monopolies

Monopolies ... A proposed health-care merger raises difficult antitrust questions ... The Mexican economy has recovered somewhat from a scorching recession imported from ... Business in China: Busting trust ... its behaviour, in order to give competitors in the server and media-player markets a chance. ... Latest updates » .

www.economist.com/open-future/2018/10/10/capitalism-is-becoming-less-competitive

Oct 10, 2018 ... How different countries are tackling a growing economic problem ... the debates about market power, concentration and monopoly. ... too many weak, unproductive small businesses to survive, hindering the ... A recent review by Cofece, Mexico's new federal competition ... Mergers may be one explanation.

theconversation.com/disneys-potential-21st-century-fox-merger-continues-troubling-trend-of-media-consolidation-89229

Dec 21, 2017 ... The proposed US$52.4 billion merger of Disney and 21st Century ... For example , a 2015 study was able to show that negative stereotyping of Muslims in news reports led to ... As is the case with all businesses, the bottom line for media ... book “The Media Monopoly,” 50 companies controlled a majority of ...

www.ft.com/content/c0a3a4aa-2916-11e8-b27e-cc62a39d57a0

Mar 18, 2018 ... It is the monopoly power of big tech that policymakers should worry ... It is rather amazing that two huge US companies looking to cut an $85bn merger are looking like ... In this barter economy, using price as a measure of welfare is all but ... Event details and information ... Latest on Mergers & Acquisitions.

www.cnn.com/2018/09/14/politics/ftc-antitrust-monopoly/index.html

Sep 14, 2018 ... The Federal Trade Commission is holding a series of hearings on whether it needs to take a more aggressive stance toward today's emerging ...