<p>Is the answer to this "d"?</p>
<p>One important consequence of media company mergers and growth has been:</p>
<p>A. expansion of news programming and newspapers to allow for greater news coverage.
B. growth of the Internet as a source of political information.
C. a shift in the focus of news coverage more to the national level.
D. increased government regulation of these companies.
E. the phasing out of newspapers in favor of broadcast news.</p>