1A: Media Mergers And What They Mean For You

The Simpsons, Star Wars and Spider-Man could all be owned by the same company, if Disney’s purchase of 21st Century Fox is approved.

More local TV stations could soon be owned by one controversial company.

And internet service providers could start changing how they treat streaming services and sites.

The media industry is changing fast, and the Federal Communication Commission’s rollback of regulations has only accelerated the changes. Supporters say it’s all in the interest of a better user experience. But consolidation and regulatory reforms raise serious questions over conflicts of interest and the integrity of the internet.More at 1A