FCC adds lift to Rupe's bird plans

Amdur, Meredith
October 2003
Daily Variety;10/30/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 19, p5
Trade Publication
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.


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