Could News Corp lose right to broadcast in the US
Tue Jul 19 16:59:56 EDT 2011
True, but things could get dicey for the TV licenses.
It's just the beginning of a "long road" we'll all soon tire or riding
----- Original Message -----
From: "Garrett Wollman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Larry Sochrin" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 1:12 PM
Subject: Re: Could News Corp lose right to broadcast in the US
> <<On Tue, 19 Jul 2011 12:28:45 -0400, Larry Sochrin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> The reactions from almost everyone up here seem to completely
>> overlook one key factor, namely ratings. Whether you like Fox News
>> or not, when I last looked, viewers were still endorsing them over
>> their competitors by tuning in. As long as they don't pull the same
>> type of dirty tricks that happened in the UK, the law of supply and
>> demand should still hold in US broadcasting, no?
> Fox News isn't broadcast, and we don't have a Canadian-style
> regulatory regime where the government decides what cable channels may
> be offered. Whatever the blowback from the scandal is, it will have
> no effect whatsoever on Fox News.
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