Business Insider: The Media Industry has Suddenly Become a ‘Game of Thrones’-Like Battle for Power

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If you spend any time on Twitter and follow any media industry people, you’ll often come away dizzy and fairly certain that every media company is buying everyone.

It started a year ago when AT&T announced it had reached an agreement to buy Time Warner. Things really turned upside down when 21st Century Fox — just three years after trying to buy Time Warner — signaled it wanted to sell some assets to Disney.

Then on Thursday, it was reported that Comcast may buy some of Fox. Or Verizon may. And of course, President Donald Trump may not allow AT&T to buy Time Warner. The Federal Communications Commission is potentially loosening media ownership rules. Net neutrality may go away.

Confused yet? Business Insider