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Hispanic Media Merger Draws Justice Department Scrutiny

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Hispanic Media Merger Draws Justice Department Scrutiny

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Hispanic Media Merger Draws Justice Department Scrutiny

Hispanic Media Merger Draws Justice Department Scrutiny

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The Justice Department reviews a proposed union of two Spanish-language media companies to see if it violates federal media ownership rules. Some consumer groups say Univision's acquisition of the radio chain Hispanic Broadcasting — a $2 billion deal — would give the new company unprecedented control of the Hispanic market. NPR's Laura Sydell reports.

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