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Mega- Media Mergers

Research several of the recent mega-media mergers such as AOL-Time Warner or ABC-Disney. What were the arguments for and against such mergers? In your opinion, have the critics of these mergers been proven correct? How do they affect our society?

See more at: http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m3498/is_v60/ai_20146581

I found this link but I just need help gathering the information for the questions above.

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Please see response attached, which is also presented below. I hope this helps and take care.

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Your deadline is quickly approaching, so let's take a closer look at this interesting case. Briefly, the article you found is a good one that sketches effectively the main supporting and opposing arguments for mega-mergers, albeit from a health care perspective. But the arguments hold true of other industries as well, such as the mega-media mergers (uploaded at the end of the response).

So, let's look at these arguments first, and then I downloaded some interesting Research findings on AOL-Tim Warner, etc. below the response (see attached response) for further reading and research for you to consider.

1. Research several of the recent mega-media mergers such as AOL-Time Warner or ABC-Disney. What were the arguments for and against such mergers? In your opinion, have the critics of these mergers been proven correct? How do they affect our society? See more at: http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m3498/is_v60/ai_20146581 I found this link but I just need help gathering the information for the questions above.

The article listed above provides an excellent overview of the arguments that oppose and support mega-mergers, albeit from a healthcare perspective, but can equally apply to the Mega-media mergers as well. For ...

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Using recent mega-media mergers such as AOL-Time Warner or ABC-Disney, this solution explores the arguments for and against such mergers. It evaluates the opinions of the critics of these mergers fo accuracy and the impact of mergers on society.

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