Media Ownership

Who owns, controls, or influences media outlets.

Could Comcast and Charter Become America’s fourth Major Wireless Carrier?

The Department of Justice reportedly talked to representatives from Comcast and Charter recently about filling the void of the fourth major US wireless carrier that would be created if T-Mobile and Sprint are allowed to merge.

Department of Justice Wants T-Mobile to Create New Competitor as Part of Deal

Apparently, top Justice Department officials want T-Mobile US and Sprint to lay the groundwork for a new wireless carrier -- with its own network -- as a condition to clearing their $26.5 billion merger. But the idea of spinning off a full-fledged

Why breaking up Facebook won't be easy

Busting up the nation’s tech giants would be much harder than making a campaign pledge.

Big tech threats: Making sense of the backlash against online platforms

A growing tech-skeptic chorus is drawing attention to the ways in which information technology disrupts democracy. No country is immune.

6 Senators Call on FCC, DOJ to Reject T-Mobile/Sprint Merger, Seek Public Comment

Following Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s statement indicating he will recommend approval of the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, Sens Tom Udall (D-NM), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Elizabeth W

Is T-Mobile+Sprint Gonna Happen?

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has recommended the agency approve T-Mobile’s $26 billion acquisition of Sprint, following a set of

How the US-China trade war became a conflict over the future of tech

It may have begun as a trade war, but the US conflict with China is increasingly becoming a technology war.

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger

Justice Department staff members who’ve have been reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the US government sue to block the $26 billion deal, fearing the combination of the country’s third- and f

AT&T Has Become a New Kind of Media Giant

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson’s strategy [to synergize all of the company properties] is breathtaking in scale and scope, the largest transformation underway at any company in the Fortune 500.

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for The Public

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has now decided that a handful of promises, made just days ago by T-Mobile and Sprint, puts this $26 billion transaction in the public interest. But these promises are speculative, unsubstantiate