News of Note—AT&T, Time Warner, Youku and Sorenson Media

News of note
Sorenson Media announced the appointment of Pat Nola, formerly the company's chief operating officer, as CEO. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> Herbert Hovenkamp, a prominent Wharton professor known as the “dean of American antitrust law,” says he believes that President Trump’s Justice Department will likely succeed in blocking the controversial deal between AT&T and Time Warner. New York Post article

> Youku, the flagship streaming service of Jack Ma's Alibaba Group, has acquired the exclusive online rights in China to the 2018 soccer World Cup. Hollywood Reporter article

> Sorenson Media announced the appointment of Pat Nola, formerly the company's chief operating officer, as CEO. Release

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