G. Vaughn Joy

Vaughn Joy is a PhD candidate at University College London, co-host of the Impressions of America podcast, and author of the Review Roulette newsletter. She is currently studying the cultural ramifications of political pressures on post-war Hollywood.

How Monopolies are Making TV Worse

In the 1990s, a host of antitrust rules impacting the television industry were repealed. Today’s streaming giants are exploiting the rollback and vertically integrating, a trend that will reduce the quality of TV shows and send us back to the era of network giants.

The Paramount Decrees and the Deregulation of Hollywood Studios

A landmark antitrust decision on Hollywood will sunset this year, paving the way for more major studios to overpower independent producers and exhibitors. A...

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