Comcast Takeover

Mega-Mega-Merger: Meet the New Media Monopoly With Comcast’s takeover of NBC, the era of the mega-mega-merger is upon us. By Dave Saldana For more than a century, American law has recognized the destructive power of corporate monopolies. When one company controls an entire resource, means of production, or delivery system for products, it gets an unfair advantage over competitors. It can overcharge them out of existence or drive them into bankruptcy. Since Teddy Roosevelt’s presidency, our government has tried to ensure that monopolistic business practices don’t destroy [...]