Hearn, Ted
June 2004
Multichannel News;6/14/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 24, p1
Discusses the major media and telecommunications policy changes during the administration of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s. Permission of the breakup of AT&T Corp.; Deregulation of the cable industry; Elimination of certain controls on radio and television broadcasters that influenced the creation of partisan talk radio dominated by conservatives. INSET: TRADE GROUPS WERE QUIET.


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