TITLE

COMCAST BID UNDER FIRE

AUTHOR(S)
Amdur, Meredith
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;2/26/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 44, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the criticism faced by Comcast for its Walt Disney Co. takeover bid. Criticism of Comcast corporate governance standards; Undermining of investor support for takeover deal; Criticism by AFL-CIO labor union of Comcast's board of directors.
ACCESSION #
12412295

 

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