Herald: Comcast buys NECN

Joe joe@scanworcester.com
Thu Jun 18 12:27:14 EDT 2009

I wonder what this will mean for "Worcester News Tonight", which is a
co-production between NECN and Charter Cable (Worcester's contracted cable

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Comcast has bought the other half of New England Cable News from Hearst; no
changes planned
(so they say). Charles Kravetz, formerly of Ch 5, has been ousted as
president of NECN.

btw is NECN available to New England region satellite customers? And I
wonder if Comcast
will make NECN available to non-Comcast systems that don't already carry it?

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