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    Cable Industry Competition

    Witnesses testified about the state of competition in the cable television industry. Among the topics they addressed were the price of cable service, expanding types of service…

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    News Corp.-DirecTV Merger

    Witnesses testified about a proposed merger between DirecTV and News Corporation. Among the issues they addressed were the state of competition in the media industry, media…

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    Cable Competition

    Witnesses testified about the proposed merger between ATT Broadband and Comcast Cable. Among the topics they addressed were the state of competition in the cable industry, consumer…

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    Baseball's Revenue Gap

    Witnesses testified about revenue and payroll disparities among several Major League Baseball teams and the state of competition in the league. At issue was a blue ribbon panel report…

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    Amoco-British Petroleum Merger

    Petroleum industry experts testified about anti-trust concerns in light of a proposed merger between AMOCO and British Petroleum. Of particular concern to the committee was the impact…

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    Telecommunications Industry Consolidations

    Panelists discussed the effects of consolidation on competition within the telecommunications industry. Of specific concern was a proposed merger between Bell Atlantic and…

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    Information and Entertainment Consolidation

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from the executives of broadcast and communication corporations regarding the recent trend of mergers between information and entertainment…

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    Telephone Industry Mergers Consumer Impact

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from representatives from communications companies and consumer groups. They discussed the effect on consumers when telephone and other…

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    International Aviation Alliances

    Subcommittee members heard testimony about the impact of international alliances on the U.S. aviation industry, particularly the proposed American-British Airways merger. Klein…

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