Broadcast stations and cable networks covered
Talks up need for divestitures in combos of distribution and programming in all but 'rare' cases
Sorting through its assets after the AT&T purchase, the rebranded WarnerMedia has big plans and new shows for its Otter Media side of its business
Justice continues to maintain merger violates antitrust
Said deal "rescue-by-revision" does not cut it
Tells Hill companies' refusal of multiple settlement offers was to blame
Say lower court was wrong to disallow discovery on 'selective enforcement'
Says burden of proving lower court error is insurmountable
U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon rejected the U.S. Justice Department’s efforts to block AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner.
Says district court erred in discounting government citation of AT&T, DirecTV filings
The transaction has now closed, and the government recently filed a notice of appeal.
Say access to their programming contracts in arbitration would be unprecedented
Says court has authority to implement flexible fix