As promised, Pt 2 of comment on the merger of two publishing giants offers a different perspective than Pt 1.
The following is opinion from American author Michael Levin:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p016tm5z (scroll to 06:15)
You may not agree but, at least, you’ll be informed.
And why not have a look at Scott Turow’s April 7, 2013 Op-Ed: