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AT&T, Time Warner chiefs make their case

POLITICO

With help from John Hendel and Steven Overly AT&T, TIME-WARNER CHIEFS MAKE THEIR CASE — AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and Time-Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes will make their case for the merger between the two monoliths, as they both take the stand in the banner antitrust trial this week. The DOJ has sought to block a union of the two corporations and argued that it could result in higher prices for competitors seeking to distribute Time Warner content, making services more expensive for consumers in the process. AT&T, meanwhile, has said the acquisition will help level the playing field between it and rapidly growing online behemoths like Netflix and Amazon. “Reality is, the biggest distributor of content