A very special thank you to Donald Trump for this AT&T/Time Warner fiasco

A very special thank you to Donald Trump for this AT&T/Time Warner fiasco

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President Donald Trump has done something that no other president has done before—and many journalists have tried and failed to do.

He turned a boring media merger into the corporate version of a soap opera. He made it interesting. 

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it will be filing a lawsuit to block AT&T’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner. It’s just the most recent in a bizarre series of developments around what is a massively important move in the media world. 

Importance, however, doesn’t mean public interest. Apart from the initial announcement, these kinds of deals tend to be pretty boring. Stories about antitrust, for example, aren’t exactly on most people’s must-read list. But they should be, assuming you like to watch HBO, use a smartphone to do just about anything, see movies, or read the news.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable | A very special thank you to Donald Trump for this AT&T/Time Warner fiasco

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