Roberts Leads 'Control' Charge

Hearn, Ted
May 2005
Multichannel News;5/2/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 18, p3
Focuses on the presence of Brian Roberts, chairman and CEO of Comcast Corp., at the National Press Club in Washington in May 2005, regarding the regulation of the content of cable programming. Reaction of Senate Commerce Committee chairman Ted Stevens (R.-Alaska) on the efforts of cable companies to regulate cable indecency; Statement issued by U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R.-Illinois) on the education initiative of cable companies; Information on a strategy outlined by Roberts to address indecency concerns.


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