TITLE

Rupe: Fox News spinoff set

AUTHOR(S)
McClintock, Pamela
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;3/4/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 49, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the intention of the Fox News Channel cable network to launch spinoff news networks announced by News Corp. chair-CEO Rupert Murdoch in the U.S. Reputation of the network in the cable news business; Possibility of expanding the Fox News franchise when News Corp. won approval to merge with DirecTV Inc.; Reluctance of Fox News chair-CEO Roger Ailes to comment on any expansion plans.
ACCESSION #
12477123

 

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