Could News Corp lose right to broadcast in the US

Ted Larsen
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" <>
To: "Larry Sochrin" <>
Cc: <>
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 <> 
> said:
>> 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.
> -GAWollman

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