Looks like there might be some Summer Replacement podcast episodes for the series I do with Adam Croom.
This week is especially brutal. Net neutrality was invited to enter the Thunderdome and lost. And speaking of monster mergers: two mega-corporations enter, one mega-corporation leaves.
And this AT&T-Time/Warner merger is a sign that it is open season for all their oligarch associates to merge. Remember:
These two growing, excited companies are perhaps in our future.
Keep in mind that the judicial support for the merger happened despite the current administration’s opposition. “Sad.”
Will media access get more expensive? Or will we pay the same but get less? One this is clear: this does not node well for adding a wider diversity of “voices” to the conversation.