WBZ, the Globe, and FCC decisions re: media cross-ownership

Bill O'Neill billohno@gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 17:09:56 EDT 2008

Kevin Vahey wrote:
> 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
> the Herald.
There is a great piece of archived audio on this very topic. It's Jerry 
Williams on the phone with Ted Kennedy. You can get to it at 
www.jerrywilliams.org.  It's under WRKO in 1990.  Runs about 13 
minutes.  Worth a listen for a variety of reasons.

Bill O'Neill

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