TITLE

FCC adds lift to Rupe's bird plans

AUTHOR(S)
Amdur, Meredith
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Daily Variety;10/30/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 19, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's regulatory review of News Corp.'s takeover of Hughes Electronics, parent of DirecTV. Rupert Murdoch's ownership of News Corp.; Solicitation by the FCC of more details on issues such as promotional offers and television network affiliate deals; Public criticism of the deal despite legislative pressures against excessive media consolidation and control.
ACCESSION #
11274554

 

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