TITLE

More media control goes to Berlusconi

AUTHOR(S)
Zecchinelli, Cecilia
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;3/26/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 65, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on key provisions of a media reform bill approved by the lower house of Italy's Parliament. Critics' claim that the bill gives media tycoon-turned-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi more media control; Lifting of ban on a private company owning more than two national television stations; Time frame for the launch of digital television by 2006; Cross-ownership of TV stations and newspaper assets beginning 2011.
ACCESSION #
12722569

 

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