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UK competition authority opposes Fox takeover of Sky on media plurality concerns

Tuesday 23 January 2018 | 09:27 CET | News
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has opposed 21st Century Fox's proposed bid to acquire all of pay-TV provider Sky on concerns it would give the Murdoch family too large a voice in the UK news media. However, if Disney's takeover of much of Fox goes ahead, the concerns over media plurality would fall away, the regulator said. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: 21st Century Fox / BBC / Disney / News Corp / Ofcom / Sky
Countries: United Kingdom
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