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Conservatives Fear More Left-Leaning Media with AT&T, Time Warner merger

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The Washington Times discusses the AT&T-Time Warner merger with Wayne Crews.

The proposed AT&T merger with Time Warner has some conservatives nervous about its impact on free speech — namely theirs.

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Not all conservatives would agree. Wayne Crews, vice president for policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, said the right should stick to its free market guns.

“Conservatives should not be in the business of regulating the size of somebody’s microphone,” Mr. Crews said. “Conservatives are supposed to be in the business of saying, ‘Hey, especially in the internet age, everybody is a broadcaster on their own, and we can always create new microphones.’ And that’s exactly what we do.”

Read the full article at The Washington Times.