The Future of Content Distribution - June 5, 2020

Competition issues in content distribution are evolving in the wake of media mergers and the proliferation of content streaming services. Legislation has been proposed to allow newspapers to bargain collectively with online platforms, while horizontal and vertical integration of video-content providers and distributors has accelerated. The Antitrust Division is reexamining market definition in media. What does the future hold for competition among content providers and distributors?