New York Times

Gannett Abandons Effort to Buy Newspaper Publisher Tronc

After six months of pursuit, the Gannett Company said that it was withdrawing its offer to acquire the owner of The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune, a deal that would have extended Gannett’s national footprint and furthered consolidation

Investigating Donald Trump, FBI Sees No Clear Link to Russia

For much of the summer, the FBI pursued a widening investigation into a Russian role in the American presidential campaign.

Today's Quote 10.31.2016

“When the company that controls the pipes, so to speak, owns this very, very large content provider, it can cause a whole bunch of different horribles for consumers.”
-- Sen Al Franken (D-MN)

Seeking Ownership of Both the Information and the Superhighway

[Commentary] On the face of it, there is something Strangelovian about the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner.

The AT&T-Time Warner Merger: A Match Built on Hope

Is AT&T’s $85 billion bid for Time Warner the triumph of hope over experience? It is certainly true that the last two mega-mergers involving Time Warner fell far short of their promise. After the 1989 marriage of Time Inc.

President Obama Brought Silicon Valley to Washington

In many ways, President Barack Obama is America’s first truly digital president. His 2008 campaign relied heavily on social media to lift him out of obscurity.

AT&T’s Vision of Ultrafast Wireless Technology May Be a Mirage

Randall Stephenson, AT&T’s chief executive, has a vision for the future if regulators approve his company’s blockbuster bid for Time Warner.

How Donald Trump Used Hollywood to Create ‘Donald Trump’

Most politicians have a public record of speeches and votes on issues of the day, but Donald J.

One Last Growl for FCC’s Sharp-Toothed Watchdog, Tom Wheeler

As Tom Wheeler enters his last few months as head of the Federal Communications Commission during the Obama Administration — the next President is expected to name a new chairman — he has turned early supporters into foes and invited an expensive

Google Curbs Expansion of Fiber Optic Network, Cutting Jobs

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is signaling a strategy shift for one of its most ambitious and costly efforts: bringing blazing-fast web connections to homes across America.