WBZ, the Globe, and FCC decisions re: media cross-ownership
Wed Apr 2 16:54:50 EDT 2008
Can we all say Rupert Murdoch?
Just the wavier system in place show the sham of the law as written.
Murdoch can get a wavier in New York but not Boston because of Ted
Kennedy. Howie made Ted Kennedy angry and Murdoch was forced to sell
On 4/2/08, Garrett Wollman <email@example.com> wrote:
> <<On Wed, 02 Apr 2008 15:41:46 -0400, "Doug Drown" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Where is the FCC at present with regard to its rethinking of the
> > regulations concerning media cross-ownership? With major newspapers
> > and broadcasting stations all struggling financially, it would seem
> > to me that this might be an apt time to ask whether relaxation of
> > the rules might help the different media to boost one another up.
> I, frankly, am amazed that anyone in Washington still thinks the
> newspaper cross-ownership rule is constitutional. If someone had
> sufficient incentive and resources to fight, it would likely be a
> slam-dunk with the current Supreme Court.
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