Press Advocates File Brief in AT&T-Time Warner Case

An advocacy group for journalists claims in a friend-of-the-court brief filed Wednesday in a case involving AT&T’s planned acquisition of Time Warner that a judge’s denial of requests for Trump administration correspondence on the matter could impair media outlets’ future efforts to defend themselves against White House interference.

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EU Magistrate Endorses Germany Revenue Shakeup

Germany is reportedly seeing an $821 million influx of annual revenue after switching up how it collects fees supporting public-service broadcasters. As a challenge to the new scheme brews in Luxembourg, a magistrate recommended Wednesday that the European Court of Justice grant its seal of approval.

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Fox-Comcast Battle to Buy Sky to Be Settled by Auction in UK

Comcast and 21st Century Fox will settle their battle for control of broadcaster Sky through a rare auction designed to put an end to months of offers and counteroffers from the American media empires seeking a foothold in the European pay TV market.

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