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The Corner Newsletter, June 15, 2018: Fixing the News — Why the DOJ Needs to Appeal AT&T

In this issue of The Corner, we highlight several ways to protect the Free Press from Facebook and Google, proposed by participants in OMI’s “Breaking the News” conference on June 12. We also explain why the Department of Justice should appeal the recent decision allowing AT&T to complete its takeover of Time Warner.

June 15, 2018  |  by Open Markets
commentary
Journalism, Free Speech and the Search and Social Giants

Read the transcript of New York Times CEO, Mark Thompson’s remarks at the Open Markets Institute Conference, Breaking the News: Free Speech & Democracy in the Age of Platform Monopoly.

June 12, 2018  |  by Open Markets
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When Irresistibility Becomes Irresponsibility

Read the transcript of News Corp Chief Executive, Robert Thomson’s remarks at the Open Markets Institute Conference, Breaking the News: Free Speech & Democracy in the Age of Platform Monopoly.

June 12, 2018  |  by Open Markets
events
Breaking the News: Free Speech & Democracy in the Age of Platform Monopoly

Watch videos and view pictures from our latest event.

June 6, 2018  |  by Open Markets
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The Corner Newsletter, May 31, 2018: Warren Buffett’s Monopoly Win — Corporate Buyers Contribute to Wage Stagnation — Growing Support for Single-Price Health Care

In this issue of The Corner, we explain Open Market’s new campaign to address the various threats Facebook poses to American society and democracy. We then detail how Warren Buffett’s dominant position in making and selling mobile homes will benefit from the newly-passed bank deregulation bill, look at how powerful retailers like Walmart drive down wages at their suppliers, and track the building support for OMI’s recent “single-price” health care proposal. Finally, we invite you to OMI’s upcoming conference on the intersection of news, tech monopoly, and democracy.

May 31, 2018  |  by Open Markets
commentary
Public Comments of the Open Markets Institute Submitted to the Antitrust Division Roundtable Examining the “Consumer Costs of Anticompetitive Regulations”

Read the Open Markets Institute’s public comments to the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division for the agency’s roundtable on anticompetitive regulations.

May 31, 2018  |  by Open Markets
newsletters
The Corner Newsletter, May 17, 2018: Platform Monopolies in NAFTA — The Body Camera Monopoly — Price Discrimination in the Airline Industry

In this issue of The Corner (Vol. 1, No. 11), we examine how platform monopolies are trying to use trade policy to escape responsiblity for the content posted on their sites. We also look at the cornering of the police body camera market and at the airline industry’s plans to engage in price discrimination based on your social media profile.  

May 17, 2018  |  by Open Markets
articles
Five Myths About VA Healthcare

Philip Longman published “Five Myths About VA Healthcare,” which dispels misconceptions about the Veteran Administration’s delivery of care.

April 17, 2018  |  by Phil Longman
releases
Fines for Facebook Aren’t Enough: The Open Markets Institute Calls on FTC to Restructure Facebook to Protect Our Democracy

The Open Markets Institute called on the Senate to confirm pending nominees to the FTC immediately so the agency has the capacity to address the clear danger Facebook presents.

March 22, 2018  |  by Open Markets

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