Affiliation agreements?

Sun May 14 19:09:54 EDT 2006

  Doug Drown wrote:

>Speaking not of the Sox Network in particular, but of networks in general:
>just what does a standard affiliate agreement constitute in terms of CoL and
>overlap?  Until recently, two stations in Bangor --- WZON (AM) and WVOM (FM)
>(not co-owned) were carrying identical ABC hourly newscasts.  WVOM has
>recently joined Fox, and its sister AM station, WABI, carries the same
>newscasts.  Whatever the "rules" are, there must be exceptions.  What are

It varies all over the place.  Some networks give their affiliates a much 
larger "exclusive" area than others. 

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