Judges Question DOJ’s Arguments in Appeal of AT&T Antitrust Decision

WASHINGTON — AT&T’s merger with Time Warner faced a new round of judicial scrutiny on Thursday as a three-judge panel weighed whether there were clear errors in a district court decision that cleared the way for the transaction. The panel — Judith Rogers, a Clinton appointee; Robert L. Wilkins, an Obama appointee; and David Sentelle, a Reagan appointee — gave […]

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Media firms could face a deathmatch for survival if we reach ‘peak eyeball hours’

As one seismic M&A (merger and acquisition) contest in the U.S. — between Comcast and Disney — creeps closer to its conclusion, and another one involving Sky in the U.K. rumbles on, many analysts and investors are again focusing on the intersection — or integration — of major media and telecoms assets on both sides of the Atlantic. AT&T’s successful […]

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