Claire Atkinson

Media mega-mergers under threat with Democrats controlling the House

With Democrats taking control of the House when the new session starts Jan 3, lawmakers and media players are re-adjusting their strategies and preparing for a slew of new hearings and investigations.

Behind the media merger talk: Everyone must stream

Facing an onslaught of competition from internet companies like Netflix and YouTube, the big media companies are conducting a radical self-examination and deciding they need a makeover.  A few weeks ago, Disney began expressing interest in buying

AT&T execs stuck in middle of Trump-CNN feud

How do you solve a problem like CNN?

Beltway Buzzes with Potential Picks for FCC

Beltway buzz is now centered on who will replace Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, the former cable lobbyist who has been in the job for three years.

Carlos Slim eyes a bid for Univision

Haim Saban’s efforts to sell Univision Communications included talks with billionaire investor Carlos Slim Helú, The Post has learned.

New York Gov Cuomo could unplug Comcast-TWC merger

Apparently, Gov Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) and other New York state leaders are planning to tie Comcast’s $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable up in knots.

Rivals react to the explosive Dish-Disney pact

The future of TV viewing is coming into view -- and it’s all about streaming.

Epix signs agreement with Time Warner Cable

America is on the verge of getting a fourth premium TV channel. Epix has signed a carriage agreement with Time Warner Cable, making it available in 44 million homes -- with more deals in the works.