Concentrated Media Leaves Competition Concerns

Law360, New York (October 16, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The series of big takeovers announced this year in the media industry has shed light on the consolidation taking effect across the information services market and signaled that, if given antitrust approval, the mergers could usher in an era in which few leading news providers will dominate the news.

Big name news providers Tribune Co., Dow Jones & Co. and Reuters Group PLC have all given in to acquisitions this past year in deals that would narrow the number of competitors in several areas of the...
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