Are Mega-Mergers Bad For Consumers?

Published: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 9:36am
Updated: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 3:32pm
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The U.S. Department of Justice’s antitrust division tried to block the recent merger between AT&T and Time Warner, but a federal court has allowed it to go ahead.

The ruling could set a precedent for other mega-mergers between huge telecommunications and entertainment companies.

Could that be a risk for consumers? What consumers would potentially be most affected?

John Bergmayer, senior counsel for the organization Public Knowledge, joined The Show to talk about it.

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