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Op-Ed: How an antitrust trial could reshape the books we read — and who writes them

The proposed merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster could lead to fewer voices — including marginalized voices — being published. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-08-18 10:09:48 UTC ]
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Is Publishing About Art or Commerce?

The antitrust trial to block the merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster has riveted the industry—and raised larger questions about the business of books. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2022-08-16 16:22:22 UTC ]
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Stephen King testified against publishing's biggest merger. What you need to know about the antitrust trial

Stephen King testified for the government today, arguing that writers will be harmed if Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster merge. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-08-02 22:41:59 UTC ]
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AT&T's Randall Stephenson tries to close the deal on Time Warner merger at antitrust trial

AT&T Inc.’s top executive gave a vigorous defense of the proposed $85.4-billion deal to buy Time Warner, describing it as key to the company’s ability to compete with a new generation of high-tech competitors. “This world is changing fast,” said Randall Stephenson, who took the witness stand... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AT&T wants to buy Time Warner to 'weaponize' its content, government says at start of antitrust trial

The biggest U.S. antitrust case of this century kicked into high gear on Thursday as a government lawyer warned that AT&T Inc. wants to buy media giant Time Warner Inc. to “weaponize” its must-have content — a move that would raise prices for consumers and hinder innovation. “Time Warner... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple executive Eddy Cue defends ebook deals at antitrust trial

Government lawyers allege the agreements Apple signed in 2010 with five publishers amounted to a conspiracy to get consumers to pay more for electronic books.NEW YORK — Eddy Cue, the Apple Inc. executive in charge of negotiating the company's controversial ebook deals, defended how the tech... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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