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Can't Change That Channel: The Comcast-Time Warner Merger and Oligarchy

Can't Change That Channel: The Comcast-Time Warner Merger and Oligarchy
The proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner would create a "telecommunications colossus the likes of which the country has not seen since 1984 when the government forced the breakup of the original AT&T telephone monopoly," according to the New York Times. While it would inevitably squeeze more money out of an already overcharged consumer, the merger could also limit the ability of internet start-ups to find footing or alternative voices to find a podium.
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