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, ... Media mergers have become more prevalent in recent years, which has people wondering about ...

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

Feb 22, 2017 ... How a Struggling Business United a Family ... It includes falling real wages, as decades of mergers have reduced the need for .... All political groups rely on independent news media to communicate effectively with voters, and ... War II, Americans built the world's first modern political economy designed to ...

www.nytimes.com/2015/11/01/opinion/sunday/how-mergers-damage-the-economy.html

Oct 31, 2015 ... A recent paper by two economists, Jason Furman and Peter Orszag, says that ... The rate at which new businesses are created in the economy as a whole has ... for example, whether a merger will limit the diversity of opinions in media. ... as the Justice Department did with the old AT&T monopoly in 1974.

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

A proposed health-care merger raises difficult antitrust questions ... The Mexican economy has recovered somewhat from a scorching recession imported from ...

www.thenation.com/article/america-has-a-monopoly-problem-and-its-huge

Oct 23, 2017 ... The Nobel Prize winner argues that an economy dominated by large ... Monopoly corporations are the primary reason that drug prices in the United .... Recent research, including that by Mark Stelzner of Connecticut College, in a .... more compelling cases for the efficiency gains from a proposed merger: If ...

www.lse.ac.uk/media@lse/research/mediaWorkingPapers/pdf/EWP18.pdf

Communications for its inquiries into News and Media Ownership (07-08) and the ... Published by Media@LSE, London School of Economics and Political Science ("LSE"), ..... consolidation as a means of salvaging media businesses. ... contractor; and current affairs journalism resourced and funded across the network.

hbr.org/2018/03/is-lack-of-competition-strangling-the-u-s-economy

The troubling effect of industry consolidation and other forces on productivity, wages, ... The number of jobs created by businesses less than a year old dropped from a peak .... The argument for reexamining current merger guidelines — and, where .... Editions · Media Inquiries · Guidelines for Authors · HBR Analytic Services ...

money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/spending/articles/2018-06-05/are-mergers-good-or-bad-for-consumers

Jun 5, 2018 ... Mergers and acquisitions are big news, but their impact on consumers' ... That means the consolidation happens between businesses ... say, airlines or media companies dominate the news, some mergers are as ... professor in the department of economics at Texas Tech University. ... Current Time 0:00.