Here are the editor's top picks for the week.
No merger for Viacom, CBS
Less than three months ago, Sumner and Shari Redstone thought CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc. should combine. Now, the father and daughter pair have changed their minds, leading many investors to wonder what the future may hold for the two media companies.
Media ownership reform: Caught between an FCC rock and a judicial hard place
With the prospect of a Republican-controlled FCC in 2017, many believe the political climate will soon favor reform of the FCC's media ownership rules. But writing new rules that can pass court muster may remain a challenge.
Media ownership reform: Perhaps the time for Congress or courts
With the FCC having tried unsuccessfully for years to update its media ownership rules, it may be time to look outside the agency, either to Congress or to the courts.
Yahoo and Verizon: Once more unto the breach
Yahoo! Inc.'s future once again seems to be on shaky ground after revelations of a second major data breach. Shares in the company spiraled as the announcement resurrected fears that the company's pending deal with Verizon Communications Inc. could unravel.
Analysts: Fox faces better regulatory environment in latest move for Sky
Media analysts believe 21st Century Fox Inc.'s latest move for full control of Sky plc is unlikely to encounter insurmountable regulatory challenges.