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The digital revolution is transforming media and communications industries worldwide, and media companies are keen to emerge at the forefront of an increasingly transnational and competitive communications marketplace. However, the volume and scale of mergers and alliances involving media players has raised considerable challenges for regulators and state authorities alike.

Cross-Media Expansion
Cross-media expansion

The activities of media firms need not be confined to a single sub-sector of the industry; frequently they span several of these. The development of ‘empires’ that spread across newspaper and magazine publishing, books and films or television and the Internet is a widespread phenomenon ...

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